Construction Safety: Struck and Caught HazardsOverview :
OSHA has found that a large number of fatalities in the Construction industry can be tied to struck-by and caught-in or caught-between incidents. Because of the injury and fatality rate associated with these types of incidents, it is extremely important for workers to be aware of potential hazards in the workplace. This course provides information about safety at the workplace. This focuses on struck-by hazards, including vehicles and cranes, falling or flying objects, and masonry walls. It also includes information on these caught-in and caught-between hazards: trenching, unguarded machinery, and equipment.