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Construction Safety Signs (3-Hours)

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  1. MODULE 1: INTRODUCTION TO PROPER GOVERNMENT CONSTRUCTION SIGNS

    Module 1 - Introduction to Proper Government Construction Signs
    1 Quiz
  2. MODULE 2: Overview of Sign Standards
    Module 2: Overview of Sign Standards
    1 Quiz
  3. MODULE 3: DANGER SIGNS
    Module 3: Danger Signs
    1 Quiz
  4. MODULE 4: WARNING SIGNS
    Module 4: Warning Signs
    1 Quiz
  5. MODULE 5: CAUTION SIGNS
    Module 5: Caution Signs
    1 Quiz
  6. MODULE 6: NOTICE SIGNS
    Module 6: Notice Signs
    1 Quiz
  7. MODULE 7: SAFETY SIGNS
    Module 7: Safety Signs
    1 Quiz
  8. MODULE 8: COLOR CODING AND PIPING SYSTEMS
    Module 8: Color Coding and Piping Systems
    1 Quiz
  9. MODULE 9: RF RADIATION
    Module 9: RF Radiation
    1 Quiz
  10. MODULE 10: SAFETY SIGN REQUIREMENTS
    Module 10: Safety Sign Requirements
    1 Quiz
  11. MODULE 11: LOCKOUT/TAGOUT (LOTO)
    Module 11: Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)
    1 Quiz
  12. MODULE 12: ACCIDENT PREVENTION TAGS
    Module 12: Accident Prevention Tags
    1 Quiz
  13. MODULE 13: MARINE SIGNALS
    MODULE 13: Marine Signals
    1 Quiz
  14. MODULE 14: TRAFFIC CONTROL
    Module 14: Traffic Control
    1 Quiz
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MODULE 3: TRAFFIC CONTROL

June 15, 2021

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”11766″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Forklift Inspection Records”][/ultimate_heading][vc_column_text]Records of all Load Handling tests and inspections must be maintained onsite, and the contractor must make these records readily available. Once these records have been submitted to the government, they will become part of the official project file. All tests and inspections shall be maintained onsite.

If a new piece of equipment (In this case a Forklift) is to enter the project site, the Contractor must provide 24-hour notice to the GDA so that observation of the Contractor’s inspection process and spot checks may be conducted.

Whenever an LHE is found to be unsafe, or whenever a deficiency that affects the safe operation of the LHE is observed, the affected LHE shall be immediately taken out of service and its use prohibited until unsafe conditions have been corrected.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Inspecting In-Service Equipment”][/ultimate_heading][vc_column_text]Inspection procedures for LHE in regular service are divided into three general classifications based on the intervals at which inspections shall be performed.

These classifications are Shift, Monthly, and Annual. The intervals depend on the nature of critical components of the LHE and the degree of their exposure to wear, deterioration, or malfunction.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_hoverbox image=”11771″ primary_title=”SHIFT INSPECTIONS” primary_title_font_container=”font_size:42|color:%23ffffff” primary_title_google_fonts=”font_family:Roboto%20Condensed%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic|font_style:700%20bold%20regular%3A700%3Anormal” hover_title=”Shift Inspections” hover_title_font_container=”font_size:32|color:%23000000″ hover_title_google_fonts=”font_family:Roboto%20Condensed%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic|font_style:700%20bold%20regular%3A700%3Anormal” shape=”square” use_custom_fonts_primary_title=”true” use_custom_fonts_hover_title=”true”]

At the beginning of each shift, or following a change of operator, a Competent Person (CP) must do a visual inspection in accordance with the EM 385-1-1, applicable ASME standards, OSHA regulations and the manufacturer’s recommendations. Equipment must not be used until the inspection demonstrates corrective actions are not required.

The shift inspection must be documented and include the results of the inspection, name and signature of the CP conducting the inspection, and the inspection date.

This documentation will be maintained for at least 12 months minimum, or for the life of the contract, whichever is greater.

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Monthly inspections are required by OSHA.

Competent Person (CP) must do a visual inspection in accordance with the EM 385-1-1, applicable ASME standards, OSHA regulations and the manufacturer’s recommendations. Equipment must not be used until the inspection demonstrates corrective actions are not required.

The shift inspection must be documented and include the results of the inspection, name and signature of the CP conducting the inspection, and the inspection date.

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Annual inspection must be done by a Qualified Person and include operational testing. Annual Inspections can be performed more frequently if recommended by the manufacturer, or if a load bearing or load controlling part or component has been altered, replaced or repaired. The inspection must be documented and include items checked and results, name and signature of the person who conducted the inspection, and the date. Documentation must be retained until the next annual inspection occurs, 12 months, or the duration of the contract, whichever is longer.

[/vc_hoverbox][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Deficiencies”][/ultimate_heading][vc_column_text]If any deficiency is identified, an immediate determination shall be made by the Qualified Person (QP) as to whether the deficiency constitutes a safety hazard. If so, then the equipment shall be removed from service until it has been corrected. If not yet a safety hazard, the QP may determine that the employer must monitor daily until the deficiency is corrected.

If LHE is involved in an incident or accident, an inspection must be conducted in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations. If the manufacturer is no longer available, a Registered Professional Engineer (RPE) must be consulted to determine the level of inspection required.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”11780″ img_size=”full”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Stability”][/ultimate_heading][vc_column_text]Most forklifts have the forks at the front and the counterweight at the back, which puts the machines center of gravity somewhere in the middle. In terms of stability, the vehicle acts like a seesaw. When you put a load on the forks, you add its weight to the forklift and shift the forklift center of gravity forward.

If the load on the forks weigh less than the machine, the center of gravity will be behind the front wheels and the forklift will still be stable. If the load and the truck weigh the same, the center of gravity will be on the front wheels. This means the forklift could easily become unstable if you had to stop quickly. Plus, when the center of gravity is so far forward, the rear wheels that do the steering have very little traction.

The stability triangle is an area under the forklift. It maintains the center of gravity needed to prevent the vehicle from tipping over. This triangle explains why you don’t worry about the load center. The truck’s design does that for you.[/vc_column_text][ultimate_heading main_heading=”MODULE 3 QUIZ” margin_design_tab_text=””]Please click the Module 3 Quiz below and begin the short quiz. You must pass with a score of 70% or above. However, you can take the quiz as many times as necessary. Once you’ve completed the quiz, you will wrap up with the final exam. When you pass the exam, you will then be able to download your course certificate.[/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row]