IATSE Local No. 8 Philadelphia PA (est.1893)
  • Safety

    IATSE Local 8’s Safety Committee was formed to review safety in our workplace and clarify which rules apply to our Industry, Membership and Employers.

    We have posted Best Practices on the Website, these Best Practices are based on OSAH and ANSI Standards and offer Requirements, Recommendations and further reading on each subject.

    If you have any Questions or safety issues you would like covered Email: Safety@iatse8.com

    Apr 03, 2017
    Tri State Staging Safety Information regarding Benjamin Franklin Parkway work.
    Jan 08, 2017
    The safety committee recently created a video to inform members of various practices and rules to follow on the jobsite.  The video can be viewed on the local's official YouTube Channel.  Members are encouraged to submit any safety realted questions or issues to safety@iatse8.com The committee reminds everyone to be aware, be vigilent, and be safe. Thank you.
    Dec 20, 2016
    Ground Safety at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Proper attire; Hard hat ,safety toe boots, gloves, High visible vest and flag. Before using the high reach, text yourself the serial # of the machine. Check your equipment thoroughly. Check should include but not be limited to: hydraulic lines, cylinders, welds, tires, charging system, chassis, etc.
    Download: Ground Safety PA Convention Center.pdf

    Jul 24, 2014
    Aug 01, 2017
    Apps to keep you safe!
    Dec 19, 2013
    Work Clothing and PPE Best Practices
    Dec 04, 2016
    IATSE Local 8 Safety
    Dec 19, 2013
    Harness and Lanyard Best Practices Require at least a 3 point harness if you are more than 6 feet off the ground (no harness no climb) 5 Point Harness recommended. 1 Dorsal point 1 Chest point 3 Waist points Inspection of harness. Self-inspection prior to use every day of your personal harness. Employer will inspect their harnesses prior to each use.
    Jul 24, 2014

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