Focus Four Caught Between Fatality Prevention for Construction

Level: Intermediate
Duration: 1 Hours 0 Minutes
Course ID: MOOD198

Along with falls, electrocution, and struck-by accidents, OSHA has placed a national focus on incidents when workers are caught in or between vehicles, equipment, or machinery among the Focus Four, the most dangerous hazards found on construction worksites. By definition, a caught-in/-between hazard occurs wherever workers may become pinned, crushed, squeezed, or caught between moving and/or stationary objects. When these accidents occur, they often result in injury or even death. The Focus Four Caught Between Fatality Prevention for Construction course helps workers and managers identify and avoid these hazards to help ensure everyone stays safe on the job.

Focus Four Caught Between Fatality Prevention for Construction helps employees understand the dangers of caught-in/-between hazards and how to minimize them in the workplace. Course topics include:

  • The OSHA Focus Four
  • Common caught‐in or ‐between hazards
  • How to avoid and minimize hazards
  • Best practices for working safely near caught-in/-between hazards
  • How to escape caught‐in or ‐between hazards
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Employer responsibilities

After completing the course, students will understand the dangers presented by these caught‐in or ‐between hazards and best practices for preventing injuries and death.

This intermediate-level online course is appropriate for all workers and managers, superintendents, foremen, and crew leaders who may be exposed to caught‐in or ‐between hazards on construction sites. Employees who are responsible for workplace safety will also benefit from taking this course.

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Upon completion of Focus Four Caught Between Fatality Prevention for Construction, participants will recognize common caught-in and caught-between hazards and understand how to protect themselves with the use of PPE and OSHA safe work practices. Students will also learn more about hazard escape and prevention, as well as the obligation of employers to protect their staff from construction worksite hazards.

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