MCA of Kansas City Safety Excellence Initiative - Update 2014 Presenter: Pete Chaney MCAA Update Topics • • • • Third Party Services MCAA Safety Resources Safety Directors’ Conference Current Regulatory Issues AEDs Automated External Defibrillators On the Jobsites??? NFPA 70E Qualified-Level Arc Flash Safety Training Webinars Webinars for 2014 May 20 June 24 July 29 August 19 September 24 October 22 November 20 December 18 OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Construction Safety Standards Courses Online MCAA Safety Resources MCAA Safety Video Access MCAA Safety Video App; and/or Download to a Hard Drive MCAA Safety Video App Go to Apple’s App Store or the Android Play Store and search for “MCAA Video.” Then use your MCAA Members-Only password to view, for free, more than 35 valuable safety training videos. Safety Video Download When use of the MCAA Safety Video App is inconvenient go to the website below and download any or all of the safety videos to a hard drive. http://www.mcaa.org/private/videos MCAA Safety Resources - 2014 _________ Videos Electric Arc Welding Safety Fall Protection Confined Spaces in Construction Other Resources Toolbox Safety Talks for Pre-Fab Shops Guide to Project Crisis Management MCAA’s Annual Safety Directors’ Conference OSHA’s Confined Spaces In Construction Standard 1926.1200 OSHA’s Confined Spaces In General Industry Standard Permit Required Non-Permit Required OSHA’s Confined Spaces In Construction Standard Originally Proposed Categories Permit Required Continuous System Controlled Atmosphere Isolated Hazard OSHA’s Confined Spaces In Construction Standard Likely Requirements - Rescue Harnesses Wristlets Tripod Crash Carts Rescue Team OSHA’s Confined Spaces In Construction Standard Other Likely Requirements All Spaces Permit Required Supplied Air Retraining Entry Supervisor Communication Illumination Annual Audit of Permit System OSHA’s Silica Standard Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL) Current PEL - 10mg/m3 divided by % of Silica = (Approximately 250ug/m3) Proposed PEL - 50ug/m3 (AL - 25ug/m3) Is there a Mechanical Construction Worker Silica Exposure Problem ??? OSHA’s Silica Standard Four Major Issues PEL/AL - 50ug/m3 - 25ug/m3 Initial Exposure Determination Air Monitoring Objective Data 29 CFR 1926.1053 Operation Engineering/ Work Practices Rotary Hammers & Drills (except overhead) Drill equipped with hood or cowl & HEPA dust collector From Table 1 Respiratory Prot. < 4 hr/day OR > 4 hr/day None None Proposed OSHA Recordkeeping Rule Changes 29 CFR 1904 & 1952 • 250 Workers or More • 20 to 249 Workers Forthcoming OSHA I2P2 Standard Injury Illness Prevention Program • California • Much More Prescriptive Questions ???