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Safety Program

Nearly 30 lakh workers work at approximately thousands of construction sites across karnataka every day.  The fatal injury rate for the construction industry is higher than the national average in this category for all industries.

Potential hazards for workers in construction include:

  • Falls (from heights)
  • Trench collapse
  • Scaffold collapse
  • Electric shock and arc flash/arc blast
  • Failure to use proper personal protective equipment
  • Repetitive motion injuries

Hazards & Solutions

For construction, the standards most frequently included in the labor condition of work act are:

  1. Scaffolding
  2. Fall protection (scope, application, definitions)
  3. Excavations (general requirements)
  4. Ladders
  5. Head protection
  6. Excavations (requirements for protective systems)
  7. Hazard Communication
  8. Fall protection (training requirements)
  9. Construction (general safety and health provisions)
  10. Electrical (wiring methods, design and protection)