In the construction site, there are various hazardous things which can cause the accident while it can interrupt the progress of the project. It is important to consider the safety of all the labor and worker present at the construction site.
Although all the risks factors cannot be prevented while some preventive measures could be taken to avoid the possibility of any unnecessary accidents at the construction work.
There are many preventive measures like traffic control, trained workers, security surveillance, noise control etc, which needs to be taken at the construction site. While here are some of the important things which you can check on your construction site to make your construction project more secure.
Security and Access
In the construction site area, any outsider should not be allowed. There may be some other competitive people who want to check on your progress or may be inquiring about you, while outsider can also cause stole the project valuable material or can cause damage to the property or injure your workers.
While it is better to close the construction site for the outsiders while only workers and people related to construction process are allowed in the field.
The preventive gears and equipment should be provided to the workers for their safety while working. As a contractor, it is your job to provide all the facilities which a worker requires. There will not be the shortage of worker at the site if you give them some facility.
Medical Facility or first aid facility should be provided to the worker in case of any injury while in case of serious accident immediate ambulance service should be provided to the worker.
The most important thing which you should check on your construction site is the safety of all the site workers and the visitors. There are many hazardous situations that may occur at the construction site while you can be outdone the safety measures it up to some extent.
- You can keep an eye on the whole construction site through the surveillance camera.
- Trained workers and labor with the machinery avoid the chances of accidents.
- Keep the environment around the construction site safe for the visitors who comes for the site viewing.
While if some hazard or accident happens, you should be ready for the immediate action at the site. Here are the 3 steps to control such situation.
- Identify the accident situation
- Planning for the rescue
- Follow WHS plan (ie Work Health and Safety)
Making insurance of the construction service can also help you a lot in case of hazard situation. While you can also ensure the security for the completion of the task in case of hazardous situations. Performance bond can cover the loss of the owner in case of any vulnerable situation which can interrupt the construction process.