All Industrial Services Inc. of New Jersey| 190 Boundary Rd, Marlboro, NJ 07746
quote@rbaker.com| 732-222-3553|            
 
All Industrial Services Inc. of New Jersey| 190 Boundary Rd, Marlboro, NJ 07746
quote@rbaker.com| 732-222-3553|            
190 Boundary Rd, Marlboro, NJ 07746 732-222-3553
asset recovery, rigging team with sling and interior demolition

Why CPR and First Aid Training is Critical in Construction

CPR and First Aid Training Class @ R.Baker & Son

There is no question that having employees who are trained in CPR and first aid has many benefits, first and foremost the fact that it saves lives. But CPR and first aid training can be particularly important in construction and demolition, for several reasons.

First, there are more injuries and fatalities in construction than any other industry due to the nature of the job and its inherent dangers. With the increased likelihood of accidents occurring, there is more necessity for construction and demolition workers to be trained in CPR and first aid.

Another factor that makes CPR and first aid training important in construction is the lack of access. Every minute counts when a worker is severely injured or in cardiac arrest, and first responders may be delayed when responding to a call from a construction site. 

When an accident or illness occurs in an office building or factory floor, for example, first responders are generally directed to a precise location where there is ready access to the patient. But on a construction site, with few signs, room numbers, or other identifiers, emergency personnel may have difficulty locating the patient. And, once located, the worker may be difficult to access. They may be on an upper floor with no elevators in operation, or on a demolition job-site where walkways, stairs, or entire buildings may no longer exist. Just a few minutes’ delay in reaching an ill or injured worker can make the difference between life and death, which is why it is crucial for construction and demolition workers to be trained in CPR and first aid. 

At R. Baker & Son, safety is our number one priority. While OSHA recommends, but does not require, that one or more person be trained in first aid and CPR, such training is a requirement for every demolition worker, rigger, and millwright at R. Baker & Son.

About R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services

R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services, a  Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOB)  in business since 1935, is a premier specialized contractor operating in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, with over one hundred employees and an exemplary safety record (we have been directly involved in four sites that received VPP OSHA Safety Awards). R. Baker & Son is financially strong, with bonding capabilities over $10 million. Capabilities include industrial and commercial demolition, rigging, machinery- and plant-moving, dismantling, decommissioning, plant and equipment relocation, interior demolition, selective demolition, warehousing, wrecking and razing, millwright, plant reconfigurations, heavy rigging, salvage, environmental services, remediation, decontamination, abatement, and investment and asset recovery.

R. Baker & Son - All Industrial Services
190 Boundary Road
Marlboro, NJ 07746
732-222-3553

http://rbaker.com/demolition-contractors-new-jersey.php

Full News Archive

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

Recent News

Interior Demolition Contractor in the North East
Quick Mobilization on Interior Demolition Project

Late last spring, construction was about to get underway on a large new warehouse in upstate New York when the construction management firm called R. Baker & Son with an urgent request. The...
interior demolition, mechanical contractor, installing prefabricated skids
Rigging Prefab in Sequence

At the completion of the interior demolition phase of a large renovation project, the mechanical contractor approached R. Baker & Son to request their assistance with rigging and installing...
Green Roof Installation - R. Baker & Son Environmental Services
Rigging Team Assists in Green Roof Installation

After a new office building construction project in western-central New Jersey where R. Baker & Son had been rigging architectural features in the expansive atrium, the construction manager asked...
Demolition Day T-Shirt, R. Baker Demolition
Everyone Loves Demolition Day!

Back in the mid-1940s, the demolition wrecking ball was a unique new demolition tool. A massive heavy steel ball swung by a very skillful operator in a large crane. By carefully moving the crane and...
Logistics are vital to plant relocation project
Successful Plant Relocation

Relocating a plant is a highly demanding task, but a large portion of the work happens in the planning.Plant relocation projects must be handled through a master plan with multiple phases and...
R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services Warehouse
Storing and Rigging Specialized Bio-Equipment for New Laboratory

A biomedical research firm in upstate New York reached out to R. Baker & Son for assistance with a special project. Two areas of a 40,000 square foot research building were to be phased out to...
Abandoned Industrial Building Demolition
Reuse & Value Engineering

R. Baker & Son has nearly 85 years of experience helping customers save money on projects. One approach is to reuse existing building equipment, materials, furnishings, and architectural...
450 ton energy-efficient centrifugal chillers
Rigging and Assembly on HVAC Upgrade Project

Last winter, R. Baker & Son took part in several HVAC energy upgrade projects on four air handling units ranging from 30,000 to 50,000 CFM at a Northern New Jersey hospital, as well as the...