Every construction company wants its safety training to be effective, but how to achieve that effectiveness may look different to each company.
Every year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) holds a national “Stand-Down” event to prevent falls. This year’s event runs from May 7th to May 11th.
Every so often, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will re-energize its Focus Four campaign. This national effort is intended to raise awareness of some of the most serious hazards in the construction industry. The Focus Four hazards are also sometimes known as the Fatal Four.
If you’ve been in the construction industry for more than a day, you already know that it’s one of the most demanding industries when it comes to safety.
A new study from Dodge Data & Analytics reveals the positive impacts of using technology on the job site. The study focuses on how these technologies can improve construction safety metrics.
Hiring a contractor for a job can prove more cost effective than adding a new team member, but it comes with its own disadvantages.
Whether you’re building a single home or an entire strip mall, you do whatever it takes to keep your construction project on schedule and within budget. But your profits (and your reputation) can come to a grinding halt with just one safety slip up on the job site.
Every year, hundreds of construction workers are involved in fatal safety-related accidents. Until that figure is decreased dramatically, the importance of incident investigations can never be underestimated.
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