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Worksite Safety Summary
This Worksite Safety Summary should be reviewed by all Care-A-Vanners, especially before your first build.

These articles are available for use by CAV volunteers, team leaders and affiliates for the benefit of safety in the CAV program.  

Articles are arranged by topic, and articles relevant to more than one topic will appear under more than one heading.  As new topics and articles are created, they will periodically be added to this list.

Reading and printing the articles:

  1. Click on individual article titles to read or print each article.  
  2. Or, download or print all of the Safety Corner articles at once: January 2012 - July 2013

 

Topics

Environmental safety

  1. Working with Hardie Products – Silica IS An Issue – January 2013
  2. Renovation Projects − March 2013
  3. Dealing With Mold − May 2013

 

General safety

  1. General Volunteer Safety – January 2012
  2. General Safety Items for Volunteers – May 2012
  3. OSHA’s Top 25 Safety Violations − August 2012
  4. What To Do When You See A Safety Problem – September 2012
  5. Improving Safety at The Affiliates – November 2012
  6. The Causal Reasons for Accidents – July 2013

 

Ladder and stairway safety

  1. Extension Ladders – February 2012
  2. Step Ladders – March 2012
  3. Ladder Jacks – October 2012
  4. An Extension on Extension Ladders − April 2013

 

Scaffolding safety

  1. Scaffolding – April 2012
  2. Ladder Jacks – October 2012
  3. Things That Lean are Dangerous! – June 2013

 

Tool safety

  1. Circular Saws – July 2012

 

Worksite safety

  1. General Worksites – June 2012
  2. A Brush With Kindness Worksites – December 2012
  3. Things That Lean are Dangerous! – June 2013