Window and Door Installation

 

Photo Courtesy of OSHA. Always wear fall protection while operating aerial lifts

Always wear fall protection while operating aerial lifts.

Photo courtesy of OSHA.

Did you know that lead paint can still exist in many older homes?

Workers who do interior and exterior window or door installation can be exposed to hazards such as the following:

  • Falls.
  • Flying debris.
  • Slips and trips.
  • Unguarded power tools.

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  • Electricity.
  • Lead.
  • Loud noises.
  • Sharp objects (broken glass, sharp edges, rotating blades).
  • Sprains and strains.
  • Toxic fumes (foam insulation).
  • Unguarded floors, walls, and window openings.

These hazards can result in serious injuries or even death.

Information provided in this topic page can help employers and employees identify and evaluate existing and foreseeable safety and health hazards. It also provides resources to help with training, prevention methods, and the development and implementation of a required written safety and health accident prevention program (APP).

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