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BEST PRACTICE: Hazard Prevention & Control Summary

1.    Lip installed on chemical storage shelves and mark a two inch area at the end of the shelf 
with read tape to help prevent
       chemical containers from falling off the shelves and breaking.
2.    Placement of soft mats on floor in front of chemical storage shelves to help protect chemical containers if they fall.
3.    Portable eyewash attached to a designated cart to be kept with floor crews during stripping and waxing operations.
4.    Monthly MSDS reviews.
5.    Monthly review of permits.
6.    Implementation of CSMPII for lab vendors.
7.    Contractor owns and maintains all equipment, and the business company uses as required.
8.    Engineered fall protection anchorage points.
9.    Assured grounding program.
10.  Vest program for new hires (30 days) and all visitors to provide visual recognition.
11.  Required weekly safety improvement made on a project and discussed in weekly meeting.
12.  Project specific safety plan review sign-off.
13.  Tool box chains - chains used to prevent toolboxes becoming top heavy and tipping over.
14.  Special wooden box made to store trowels to reduce the risk of hand injury.
15.  Acorn nuts are used to cap conduit rods through ceiling areas.
16.  Tie-off points were installed by drilling into concrete and using Safewaze anchor bolts.
17.  100% glove policy specific to the task being performed per manufacturer specification.
18.  A-Team observations.
19.  All gas/diesel powered equipment has a daily written inspection, not just material handling equipment.
20.  Require use of a designed hoisting bucket rather than just an ordinary 5-gallon bucket when raising/lowering material
        between floors.

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