Why? How often? And to whom do workplace accidents occur? These are good workplace safety questions. So how often do accidents occur in the workplace? A lot more often than people think. Every year over 3 million workers are injured [...]
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If you work near traffic or heavy machinery, then you know you cannot step foot on your job site unless you are properly wearing three major classes of high visibility safety apparel, otherwise known as HVSA for short. Several different [...]
Tips for Buying Safety Footwear Proper footwear is critical in construction, so here are some tips for buying safety footwear. Heavy dropped objects, sharp debris and implements strewn across the site and inclement weather all put workers without proper foot [...]
OSHA requires employers to enact a hearing conservation program in any workplaces where employees are exposed to 85 decibels of noise (8-hour time-weighted average). As you can imagine, construction sites and the equipment used on them regularly exceed this [...]
Eye Safety & Eye Protection Products Construction work has a higher rate of eye injury than any other industry. It’s responsible for more than 10,600 occupational eye injuries each year. Eye injuries on construction sites have many causes, the [...]
Ensuring safety Ensuring the safety of construction workers has never been easy – the industry has some of the highest numbers of work-related injuries and fatalities. According to the Bureau Labor of Statistics, there are 6,882,000 workers employed in [...]
Stay Safe During the Fall Sadly, summer is coming to an end soon, and so does the sunny weather. While it is still summer, let's keep in mind the approaching weather change and how we can be safe transitioning [...]
stay safe in roadway work zones. Stay Safe in Roadway Work Zones. As the weather got warmer, you probably notice more and more people on the road, and at the same time, highway construction work is ongoing. Statistics [...]
Here is some excellent information that will give you an idea of how to start your safety plan for each unique construction project and its many phases. Being prepared never hurt anyone It is hard to begin to name [...]
Hot weather is fast approaching this summer. It is essential to keep in mind that summer heat can cause some serious health risks if we are not careful. Construction workers are often working under the sun all day long. [...]