Ditchmen • NUCA of Florida Ditchmen • February 2018 - Page 14

to the rope grabs and roof anchors. Similar failures observed by OSHA at other Great White job sites. Issued 14 citations. Previous five (5) years numerous violations resulting in $1,500,000 fine imposed. Please note the following are the top causes of accidents/ injuries in construction: • Falls from height due to improper scaffolding and improper use of ladders • Falling objects/struck by an object due to improper securing/placement of overhead items • Electrocution because of improper grounding, lockout and tagout • Tripping hazards due to unkempt job sites and office work locations • Hearing Protection from excessive noise and vibrating tools • • •