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OSHA Safety Training

Safety

Safety in the workplace is important for all employees. OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, is a federal agency whose main objective is to ensure and promote a safe work environment for employees. This training will go over the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the elements […]

Fire Protection and Extinguishment

Safety

Fire is defined as: The active principle of burning, characterized by the heat and light of combustion. We deal with three major categories of fires, they are classified as A, B or C for simplicity the letters identifies different materials and methods of extinguishment. Class A: Involves ordinary combustibles like wood, paper, many plastics, cloth, rubber. […]

Extension Cords

Safety

Extension cord sets used with portable electric tools and appliances shall be of three wire type and shall be designed for hard or extra-hard usage.   Flexible cords used with temporary and portable lights shall be designed for hard or extra-hard usage.  All cords are to be 3 wire types! SPLICES Flexible cords shall be used […]

General Requirements for Temporary Wiring

Safety

Feeders shall originate in a distribution center. The conductors shall be run as multi conductor cord or cable assemblies or within raceways; or, where not subject to physical damage, they may be run as open conductors on insulators not more than 10 feet (3.05m) apart. Branch circuits shall originate in a power outlet or panel […]

Trenching and Excavation

Safety

This one task receives enough citations to be one of the top ten every year among construction related citations. Any time we have employees in the trench, safeguards must be used to insure that injuries do not occur. This is in the OSHA General Clause even though the standard requires protection to start at 4 feet. […]

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (G.F.C.I.)

Safety

It is a requirement on ALL construction sites for all 120 volt, single-phase, 15 and 20 amp receptacles which are not part of the permanent wiring of the building and which are in use by employees to have ground fault circuit interrupters for personal protection. These simple devices are to be used without exception and […]

Powder Actuated Fastener (Stud Gun)

Safety

Safely using this tool is of the utmost importance to the user as well as all bystanders. When used safely, this tool is a great fastening device, but extreme caution should be exercised at all times. 1bis is a 22 cal. powder charge firing a fastener nail in excess of 300 feet per second. It is […]

Safety Policy

Safety

Policy The electrical safety program is designed to structure safety procedures that will effectively meet the realistic demands of professional electrical field employees who are required to work in the presence of electrical energy. The program is designed to encourage self-discipline to all our employees who must perform work on or near exposed energized electrical […]

Management Commitment to Policies and Procedures

Safety

The Management Team of Bright Future, LLC has always been committed to providing our employees with a safe and healthful working environment. Unfortunately, in the past, each department was solely responsible for policing job sites and correcting violations. This became a time consuming task, which ultimately created deficienciesin policy enforcement. The effects of our actions […]