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The Top 5 Causes of Construction Accidents and How to Prevent Them

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on November 28, 2018 at 9:59 AM

Even the most diligent construction companies can still be at risk for a major accident. Construction accidents don’t just happen on their own, either. It’s usually the result of a series of events that ultimately led to the incident.

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Topics: Building Materials & Construction, Safety Management, Incident Management, Training Management, OSHA

Contractor Safety Best Practices

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on October 29, 2018 at 2:30 PM

When you think of workplace safety, you should realize that a safety culture isn’t just for the workers on your payroll. A safe work environment is also an expectation of contractors, and getting them involved in your safety culture is critical to helping them remain safe on the job.

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

Construction Safety Training: Want an Effective Program? Take It Straight to the Source

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on June 11, 2018 at 10:09 AM

Every construction company wants its safety training to be effective, but how to achieve that effectiveness may look different to each company.

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

How You Can Participate in OSHA’s Stand-Down Event

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on May 7, 2018 at 10:29 AM

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.

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

OSHA Turns Its Attention to the “Focus Four” Hazards

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on April 16, 2018 at 11:03 AM

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.

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

How Can Construction Companies Streamline EHS Without Sacrificing Quality?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on March 5, 2018 at 9:58 AM

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.

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Topics: EHS Management, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction, EHS Software

New Study Reveals the Benefits of Using Safety Technology

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on December 21, 2017 at 10:30 AM

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.

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

Industrial Workplace Safety Checklist

Posted by Mike Tortorello on October 16, 2017 at 10:03 AM

Use this checklist to ensure the health and safety of your employees. 

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Tips, Manufacturing, Automotive, Machinery, Oil & Gas, Building Materials & Construction

Overcoming the Challenges of Contractor Safety

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on July 17, 2017 at 10:56 AM

Hiring a contractor for a job can prove more cost effective than adding a new team member, but it comes with its own disadvantages.

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

Set Your Construction Site Up for Success with Health and Safety Software

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on June 9, 2017 at 9:57 AM

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.

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Topics: Workplace Health and Safety, Safety Software, EHS Software, Incident Reporting Software, Building Materials & Construction

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