• Floors, platforms, stairs, and walkways must be kept in good repair. Keep them free of slipping and tripping hazards.
  • Do not allow waste materials and spills to accumulate in working areas. Maintain an ongoing program of waste disposal.
  • Work areas must be well-lit.
  • Place, stack, or store materials and equipment so they will not cause injury to workers

The area within and surrounding the construction site can be very hazardous to workers if debris is allowed to build up.

  • Use a waste bin to prevent buildup of rubbish.
  • Ensure there are no protruding nails on loose or fixed materials.
  • Use danger or caution tape where open trenches or excavations could present a hazard.
  • Ensure all ground areas are firm and level where scaffolding or ladders are to be placed.

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