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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

The Top OSHA Violations of 2019

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on January 28, 2020 at 10:07 AM

It’s a brand new year, a new decade, and a fresh opportunity to learn from the safety errors of last year.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Job Safety Analysis, Incident Management, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction, Lockout/Tagout

Hearing Conservation Program & Standards (Audiogram Template Included)

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 3, 2019 at 2:27 PM

When do you need a hearing conservation program?

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Compliance, Mining & Metals, Maritime, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Automotive, Logistics and Transportation, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction, Template, Hearing Protection

OSHA Silica Construction Standard: What You Need to Know

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 14, 2019 at 8:48 AM

Silica is a common mineral found in the earth’s surface. Many widely used building products contain silica such as glass, pottery, ceramics, bricks, and artificial stone. When part of a solid, silica doesn’t pose much of a hazard. It’s when those building materials are modified or altered is when silica can become dangerous.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Building Materials & Construction

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