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How to avoid poor safety training accidents

Working in the construction field is dangerous, even when on the safest or smallest of projects. Workers need to take safety seriously from the minute they arrive at the work site to the minute they leave. Here are some tips for avoiding poor safety training accidents in Georgia.

Safety training is required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on an annual basis. All employees who work on a construction site must adhere to all safety rules and regulations set forth by OSHA, the employer and any other governing agency in Georgia.

When workers don't partake in training, or don't take it seriously, they are risking not only their lives but also the lives of all those around them on the site. A lack of training can also be caused by the employer. Failing to hold proper training classes, meetings and providing the required learning materials are all ways that poor safety training accidents can occur in Atlanta.

An excellent way for construction companies to avoid poor training safety accidents is to hold daily briefings about safety. These can be morning meetings that remind workers to don their safety equipment, to put their mobile phones down while working, to watch out for hazards, to report safety issues and to watch out for their co-workers at all times.

Avoiding accidents can also be done by inspecting the site each morning and throughout the day periodically for issues that could lead to accidents.

Were you injured in an Atlanta construction site accident? Visit our site to learn more about how you can protect your rights and file for workers' compensation.

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