Northwest Independent Contractor's Association has received a State of Washington, Department of Labor and Industries, Safety and Health Investments Projects (SHIP) grant for Ladder Safety! This grant includes the making of several videos and a much anticipated update of our Monthly Safety Plan. We look forward to updating our products and website with the new content as soon as possible!
Previous SHIP projects
Fall Protection - Don’t Hit the Ground
Fall arrest, fall restraint, self retracting lanyards, and other fall protection equipment for residential and wood frame construction contractors.
OSHA's updated Hazardous Communication (HAZCOM) Program standards requires Employees to be trained on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) additions to their HAZCOM plans. In Washington State, the Department of Labor and Industries requires the training be provided by employers. This video is an overview of how GHS can be integrated into existing HAZCOM programs. Funding and Support for this project provided by the State of Washington, Department of Labor and Industries, Safety and Health Investment Projects.
Health Hazards in Renovation
This video is an overview of the requirements and best practices for Washington State contractors who do renovations. Many buildings contain asbestos, lead, silica, and mold and contractors are required to protect their workers and the public from these materials.