FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (July 6, 2017)
New Training From J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. Helps Construction Companies Instill A Safety Mindset
Neenah, WI - One in five private-industry fatalities in 2015 was construction-related (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics). To help construction companies foster a strong safety culture, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. developed its Construction Safety Basics training program.
“Construction work is often a dangerous and unforgiving job,” said Mark Stromme, subject-matter expert at J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. “Solid safety training on the unique hazards construction workers face is critical to preventing injuries and fatalities.”
Construction Safety Basics training program helps workers (especially those new to a company’s jobsite) understand the safety issues and hazards they face, as well as what safe work practices they can use to protect themselves. Divided into four segments — Work Practices, Work Environment, Safe Use of Equipment, and In Case Of an Emergency — the training program covers 28 essential safety topics, including:
- Slips, trips, and falls;
- Personal protective equipment;
- Fall protection;
- Hazard communication;
- Electrical safety;
- Temperature extremes;
- Hand and power tools;
- Stairways and ladders;
- Aerial lifts and scissor lifts;
- Emergency action plans;
- First aid/emergency response; and
- Workplace violence.
Construction Safety Basics is available in DVD, Pay Per View, Online Course, and Video Training Book formats. For more information on the program, visit JJKeller.com/121336.
About J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.
Since its beginning as a one-man consulting firm in 1953, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. has grown to become the most respected name in safety and regulatory compliance. Now over 1,400 associates strong, J. J. Keller serves over 600,000 customers — including over 90% of the Fortune 1000® companies. The company’s subject-matter expertise spans nearly 1,500 topics, and its diverse solutions include ELogs and mobile technology; training via online courses, streaming video or DVD; online management tools; managed services; consulting services; online and print publications; forms and supplies.
Safety professionals rely on J. J. Keller’s in-house expertise and wide selection of products and services to reduce risk and improve regulatory compliance, performance management, and operational efficiency. For more information, visit JJKeller.com.
For more information, contact:
- Mary Borsecnik
- Corporate Marketing Communications Specialist
- J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.
- 1-800-843-3174, ext. 7050
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org