National Safety Stand Down

Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 350 of the 937 construction fatalities recorded in 2015 (BLS data). Those deaths were preventable. The National Fall Prevention Stand-Down raises fall hazard awareness across the country in an effort to […]

Hard Hat Safety

Hard hats are one of the easiest ways to protect yourself from injury on a construction site. Wearing a hard hat can prevent injury from falling objects, from impacts to the head and also make workers more visible to other workers. Ensure you and your team know the correct way […]

OSHA Updates Heat Safety Tool App of IOS and Android

As we enter the hottest days of summer, OSHA has updated its Heat Safety Tool App enabling workers and supervisors to calculate the heat index for their worksite, and, based on the heat index, display a risk level to outdoor workers. Then, with a simple “click,” workers can get reminders about the protective […]

Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers

What is Heat Illness? The body normally cools itself by sweating. During hot weather, especially with high humidity, sweating isn’t enough. Body temperature can rise to dangerous levels if precautions are not taken such as drinking water frequently and resting in the shade or air conditioning. Heat illnesses range from […]