If you need assistance in establishing
a safety program, AFSA's guide, A Manual of Recommended Procedures to Implement
a Safety & Hazard Communication Program is a step-by-step guide on
implementing such a program
It was written specifically for fire sprinkler
contractors and should get you well on your way to establishing an effective
AFSA and CNA Insurance have developed a new program to assist
contractors in educating their employees on fall protection. This 34-page
booklet covers fall preventiona dn protection, stair and ladder safety,
and supported scaffold safety.
The purpose of the program is to provide
all employees with the proper understanding, training and equipment necessary
to prevent injuries and falls off of, onto, or through working levels.
Included are jobsite checklists, system inspection reports, fall hazard
survey forms, and employe training records. Also included are diagrams
labeled with OSHA's requirements
Did you know that 30 percent of business dolar losses for the fire sprinkler
industry come from accidents involving your company vehicles? Ths AFSA
Safety Committee and CNA have developed the Fleet Saftety Manual to help
you curb these expenses.
Several AFSA contractors, with excellent fleet
safety records, contributed to this manual. AFSA's Safety Committee encourages
AFSA contractor members to give fleet safety a priority consideration to
cut losses. If you will institute the program outlined this manual and
make it a part of each driver's routine, you will be rewarded with fewer
Contractors today must comply with many of the Occupational Safety and
Health Administration's (OSHA) safety standards. OSHA has the authority
to carry out regular inspections of all construction companies and jobsites
and can issue citations and fines for non-compliance which can run as high
as $10,000 per day.
The Personnel Safety Handbook was designed by the AFSA Safety Committee
in cooperation with CNA Insurance to help contractors avoid such high penalties.
This booklet can help remind your employees about basic safety procedures.
But, each company should also have a safety program established.
Preventing and Controlling Water Damage is a handy checklist of procedures
to follow when you have a job site water leak. Use this guide to be sure
you get the needed information for insurance purposes.