Contractor Safety Share

Sharing safety information

Slippery Slope

At approximately 7:00pm an employee was performing a cold weather check on a building that was not currently in use.  As the employee was walking outside of the building, on a path that had not been cleared, the employee stepped off a curb.  As he stepped off, he misjudged the location of the curb, cusing his to roll his ankle.

Factors to consider at your site and/or project include, but not limited to the following:

Report unsafe situations immediately so they can be corrected.
Do not walk in areas that are slick or have not been cleared of snow.

Consider this example as you complete today’s work activities.

Safety Flash Action Items:
  • Date Contractor Safety Flash posted for all employees to review: _______________
  • Safety Talk meeting date: _______________
  • Full employee attendance and participation at safety meeting to review this incident (documentation required).
  • Employees understand urgency in protecting themselves and others.
  • Supervisors and Employees are clear which items shared in this Safety Flash are mandatory.
  • Employees/Supervisors will focus on recommended actions during future work activities of a similar nature.
Contract Firm Management Rep Signature____________________
Date____________

THINK about the hazards associated with your particular work, and the steps that can be taken to increase safety on your job.
 
If you have questions about this CONTRACTOR SAFETY FLASH, please contact [email protected]

 

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