Focus Four - Struck-by Hazards

Introduction

Welcome to Focus Four – Struck-By Hazards for the construction industry. This is the third course covering the hazards described in our Construction Focus Four Hazards series. Please be sure to complete the series by also taking courses 806, 808, and 809. The Focus Four Hazards series was developed in support of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Construction Outreach Program’s effort to help educate workers in the construction industry about:

  • understanding the hazards they face; and
  • knowing what their employer’s responsibilities are to protect workers from workplace hazards.

Key Topics

  • Defining "Struck-By Hazard"
  •  Common Types of Struck-By Hazards
  • How to Protect Yourself from Fall Hazards
  •  Safe Work Pracitices
  • Heavy Equipment Struck-By Hazards
  •  Personal Protective Equipment
  • Motorized Vehicle Struck-By Hazards
  •  Employer Requirements
  • Training

Target Audience

  • Employee
  •  Supervisor
  •  Manager
  •  Contractor