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Common Danger Signs You May Need to Post in Your Work Area

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 9, 2020 at 8:22 AM

Appropriate signage is sometimes one of the most overlooked aspects of creating a safe work environment. It sounds simple enough, but too many employers don’t fully recognize the impact they can have and their importance to workers. After all, you can never do too much to promote a safe workplace culture.

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Topics: Risk Management, Manufacturing, Incident Management, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction, Safety Culture, Human Resources

The Benefits of Using Sustainable Building Materials

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 26, 2020 at 12:54 PM

It’s official: architectural design is going green. They’re not the only industry to do so.

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Topics: Sustainability, Workplace Health and Safety, Manufacturing, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction

What Is Asbestos? Your Guide to Asbestos Workplace Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 1, 2020 at 5:05 PM

Many of us have heard of asbestos in contexts implying that it’s quite dangerous. Even so, most people don’t know what asbestos actually is and wouldn’t be able to recognize it on-sight.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction

The Importance of a Construction Health and Safety Consultant

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on April 27, 2020 at 7:52 AM

Out of 4,674 private sector fatalities in 2017, 20.7% of those fatalities came from the construction industry. In other words, construction workers alone account for one in five worker deaths.

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Topics: Building Materials & Construction

Using Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA) for Construction

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on April 20, 2020 at 1:22 PM

When it comes to keeping your construction site safe, you have to do more than just comply with OSHA standards. You have to be prepared to go the extra mile to prevent problems – and if problems do arise, you have to go the extra mile to address them.

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Topics: Building Materials & Construction

Key Tips for Electrical Safety On a Construction Site

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on March 31, 2020 at 9:53 AM

Playing with electricity is a risky proposition. But in an industry like construction, where electrical hazards are part of daily operations, electrical hazards have a much higher chance of turning into fatal accidents.

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Topics: Building Materials & Construction

Safety in Construction: What Do Safety Supervisors Need to Look Out For?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on March 30, 2020 at 3:41 PM

Of the 4,779 worker fatalities in 2018, 1,008 of them (21.1%) were in construction. In other words, one in five worker deaths happened in construction.

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Topics: Building Materials & Construction

Ideas for Construction Safety Meeting Topics

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on March 10, 2020 at 12:02 PM

One in five workplace deaths is in the construction industry. Accidents happen – and in the construction industry, they happen quite often.

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Topics: Building Materials & Construction

Why You Need Regular Construction Safety Meetings

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on March 2, 2020 at 8:10 AM

In the construction industry, you know that a certain amount of risk comes with the territory. After all, you’re working in a high-risk industry.

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Topics: Building Materials & Construction

Concrete Construction Safety for Workers

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on February 11, 2020 at 1:22 PM

Construction is an industry prone to hazards. If you work with concrete, that risk is higher than ever.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction

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