All Industrial Services Inc. of New Jersey| 190 Boundary Rd, Marlboro, NJ 07746
quote@rbaker.com| 732-222-3553|         
 
All Industrial Services Inc. of New Jersey| 190 Boundary Rd, Marlboro, NJ 07746
quote@rbaker.com| 732-222-3553|         
190 Boundary Rd, Marlboro, NJ 07746 732-222-3553
asset recovery, rigging team with sling and interior demolition

Slips, Trips and Falls According to OSHA

Hazard signs for demolition and construction company R. Baker

According to OSHA, slips, trips, and falls account for the majority of general industry accidents, and they are the greatest hazard in the construction industry. Each year, more than 500,000 incidents are reported, costing tens of billions of dollars annually. Injuries range from strains, sprains, and contusions to back injuries, fractures, and worse. While falls from elevated heights usually result in more severe injuries, slips, trips, and falls that occur on the same level are the most common cause of injury on a construction site.    

With construction and demolition project conditions ever-changing, a high level of diligence is required for the prevention of slips, trips, and falls. Risk factors commonly found on construction and demolition sites include uneven surfaces and elevations, holes, temporary walkways, water, mud and soft soil, construction and demolition debris, building materials, tools, cables, and hoses, among many others.  A site-specific safety plan should be in place and reviewed with all employees onsite. Maintenance, training, and inspection procedures covered in the plan should include housekeeping, stairs, ramps and handrails, fencing, walking surfaces, floor and wall openings, lighting, cords and hoses, PPE, signage, scaffolding, and ladders. Safe access and egress routes should be established and clearly marked.

About R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services

R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services, a Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE), in business since 1935, is a premier specialized contractor operating in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, with over one hundred employees and an exemplary safety record (we have been directly involved in four sites that received VPP OSHA Safety Awards). R. Baker & Son is financially strong, with bonding capabilities of over $10 million. Capabilities include industrial and commercial demolition, rigging, machinery- and plant-moving, dismantling, decommissioning, plant and equipment relocation, interior demolition, selective demolition, warehousing, wrecking and razing, millwright, plant reconfigurations, heavy rigging, salvage, environmental services, remediation, decontamination, abatement, and investment and asset recovery.

R. Baker & Son - All Industrial Services
190 Boundary Road
Marlboro, NJ 07746
732-222-3553

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