Barricades are an important part of the construction business. On any given job site there are multiple situations that call for proper barricading. Anyone of you standing here at this toolbox talk can think about your job and come up with at least one item that needs to be properly barricaded. It could be anything from barricading a hole in the floor of a basement to a warning line on top of a sky scrapper. The need to properly identify potential hazards and convey the correct safety message is a huge step in preventing accidents from occurring on your job site.
Types of Accidents include :
Putting proper barricades up on the job site is a great way to help prevent these types of accidents and to properly put up barricades you need to know that there are many types of barricades that can be used.
Barricades include the use of:
Channeling devices such as barrier walls
Once you have determined that barricades are needed for your construction project, just putting them up does not mean you are done.
Be sure to take time to consider barricading items such as these:
Remember barricades can be moved and improved for whatever the need may be. Having no barricade in place is never the right answer. Let’s make sure we have the right answer to barricading issues every time.