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Using PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Correctly to Avoid Hazards On The Jobsite

Posted by on 1 September 2015

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Do your people take their personal protection equipment for granted? PPE is a critically important tool on any type of construction jobsite. But just because it exists doesn't mean your crew members are using their gear correctly. And when they don't, that can actually create additional hazards on the jobsite rather than protecting people from harm.

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New OSHA Regulations for Severe Injury Reporting Procedures

Posted by on 23 September 2014

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As of January 1, 2015, employers will have to comply with new regulations set forth by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The updated OSHA regulations relate to severe work-related injuries and deaths, altering who must report as well as what must be reported.

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Construction Safety: Be Prepared for the Dangers of Demolition Work

Posted by on 16 April 2014

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Sometimes you have to tear things down before you can begin new construction. Demolition is a normal part of life, but it can be particularly dangerous work. Every contractor and every worker knows that jobsite safety is crucial, but you should always approach each demo project with extreme caution.

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The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment

Posted by on 18 April 2013

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Construction sites are an extremely risky and dangerous place to work. Heavy machinery, if not treated with the utmost safety and precaution, can lead to serious injuries and even death. Although sites are usually given the green light by health and safety officials, accidents can still happen through carelessness and/or poor training. All construction sites must comply with OSHA regulations intended to minimize the number of accidents on construction sites.

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