Safety: "Precision is dedicated to the protection of the public health, the environment and the health and safety of our employees, our customers, and our neighbors."
- All PGCC field employees have a Minimum Cal-Osha 10 Certificate
- All PGCC field employees attend a weekly safety meeting.
- PGCC is proud participant and member of the VPPPA program
"Be Alert, Be Aware, Be Alive"
Industry Safety Links:
- CalOsha - www.dir.ca.gov/dosh
- Osha - www.osha.gov
- VPPPA - www.vpppa.org
- PG&E - www.pgesafetyeducation.com
PGCC TOP 10
“THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS”
Hard Hat at all times for site personnel, no exceptions
Safety Glasses for cutting, grinding, welding, etc.
Are protective goggles or face shields provided and worn where there is any danger of flying particles or corrosive materials?
Are appropriate safety glasses, face shields, and similar equipment used while using hand tools or equipment that might produce flying materials or be subject to breakage?
Are aisles and passageways kept clear? Are aisles and walkways marked as appropriate?
When portable rung ladders are used to gain access to elevated platforms, roofs, and the like does the ladder always extend at least 3 feet above the elevated surface and is the ladder securely tied off?
Is it prohibited to place a ladder in front of doors opening toward the ladder except when the door is blocked open, locked or guarded?
Is it prohibited to place ladders on boxes, barrels, or other unstable bases to obtain additional height?
Postings at your site
- “Emergency Information”
- State and or Federal “OSHA” Posters.
- “Labor Law Posters”
- “Direction to Hospital and Phone Number Posted”
- “PGCC Top Ten”
- “OSHA Top Ten”
Portable Power operated Tools
Are all of the extension cords codes compliant? Do any cords cross any walkways?
Are grinders, saws, and similar equipment provided with appropriate safety guards?
When cutting cemetious boards (Hardie Board or similar material) are proper dust control methods being use?
Copies of MSDS for all hazardous substances to which our employees may be exposed will be kept in a binder at every jobsite. Make sure a “Hazard Identification and Correction Checklist” is complete on your job.
Employees must report all work related injuries to their Supervisor immediately. Even if they do not feel that it requires medical attention.
he single, most important question that must be answered as the result of any investigation is: "What do you recommend be done (or have you done) to prevent this type of incident from recurring?"
Keep your First Aid Kit up to date.
OSHA TOP 10
1926.501 – Fall Protection (cited 8,241 times during FY 2013)
1910.1200 – Hazard Communication (cited 6,156 times during FY 2013)
1926.451 – Scaffolding (cited 5,423 times during FY 2013)
1910.134 – Respiratory Protection (cited 3,879 times during FY 2013)
1910.305 – Electrical, Wiring Methods (cited 3,452 times during FY 2013)
1910.178 – Powered Industrial Trucks (cited 3,340 times during FY 2013)
1926.1053 – Ladders (cited 3,311 times during FY 2013)
1910.147 – Lockout/Tagout (cited 3,254 times during FY 2013)
1910.303 – Electrical, General Requirements (cited 2,745 times in FY 2013)
1910.212 – Machine Guarding (cited 2,701 times during FY 2013)
Not surprisingly, Fall Protection remains the most cited standard again. Of note is the fact that 3 out of the 10 top cited standards relate directly to the Construction Industry, namely Fall Protection, Scaffolding, and Ladders.