Safety

The information collected and presented on the Safety Pages is monitored by a committee of industry professionals with specific experience in the application of current safety standards and accepted safety practices in fabricated and erected structural steel industry.

Resources
Resources for people looking for ways to improve their safety programs.

Publications and Other Safety-Related Documents
Documents developed by AISC to assist active members and associate members with their Safety Programs and Safety Training. They include Sample Safety Program Elements, top 10 OSHA citations in structural steel fabrication and erection, sample safety forms, and others.

Sample Safety Forms
The safety forms are sample documents compiled by the AISC Safety Committee to be used in the shop or field. They consist of safety checklists, job hazard analyses, equipment inspections, pre-lift assessments, and other various tools. They are sample forms only and must be modified to meet the needs of your specific facility.

Top 10 OSHA Citations
The most frequently cited violations by OSHA for structural steel fabrication and erection are listed for the years between 2009-2011. Links to the most cited safety standard on OSHA's website are provided.

Relevant OSHA Interpretations
A compilation of OSHA interpretations relevant to structural steel fabrication and erection since 2004.

Reviews of Safety Products and Training Videos
Safety products and training videos are reviewed by steel fabricators and erectors for applicability and usefulness in the structural fabrication shop and construction site.

Links
Links to other resources for safety information pertinent to structural steel fabrication and erection.

Articles
Safety related articles from past issues of Modern Steel Construction and other periodicals.

Safety Details
A series of Tool Box talks supervisors can use in periodic safety discussions with their employees.

Safety Ideas Contest
A place to share ideas to make shops and construction sites safer places to work.

Safety Ideas Entries
Past entries to the Safety Ideas Contest. 

Daily Safety Focus
Daily 10-to-15 minute talks featuring safety tips and topics.

Safety Webinars
Live webinars focused on safety for steel fabricators and erectors.


Safety Awards
The American Institute of Steel Construction encourages safety and safe operating practices in structural steel shops and on structural steel construction sites. One method of encouraging safety is to recognize good records of safe performance. Periodic recognition of safety in the workplace has been demonstrated to provide an incentive and a reminder of the importance of safe practices. The AISC Safety Award program is intended to provide that recognition. AISC issues awards annually.

Entry Submission
The rules and form to be submitted to be considered for a safety award.

Safety Statistics
Recent and past summary statistics on safety in steel fabrication and erection.

Past Safety Award Winners
Past winners of Safety Awards are listed here.


Committee
The Safety Programs at AISC are guided by the Safety Committee. The committee is a group of people who are responsible for safety in their active member shop and field operations.

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