This video is dedicated to the residential construction workforce and focuses on how to safely install siding. It's intent is to help provide employees and employers with the tools to make the residential workplace productive and safe. It outlines a number of code requirements and will show how to work safely and how to meet all of the safety requirements during the siding phase of residential construction. The areas discussed in this safety video are job preparation, walk-around safety inspection, setup and siding, ladder safety and safe access, scaffold safety, and job completion.
This siding video is part of a series on residential construction. The other parts in this series include:
In addition to the safety requirements reviewed in this video, there are many other safety-related requirements employers must follow in order to provide a safe workplace for employees. Make sure you check with your employer for any other safety rules and procedures that need to be met during construction work.
*Washington State Department of Labor & Industries, 1999