SAF

Verifying the Training

FAST FACT: Fast Fact: An estimated 6.5 million people work at approximately 252,000 construction sites across the U.S. on any given day. According to...
Safety Week

A Safer Jobsite Starts with the Right Mindset and a Strong Technology Toolset

The construction industry geared up for Safety Week (May 7–11). Now its fifth year, what began as a joint initiative between the Construction Industry...
safety culture

The First Priority

Building a top-notch safety culture doesn’t happen overnight. Getting buy-in from employees requires a top-down approach starting with the executive officers. “Safety First” can’t...
smoke vents

Critical Ventilation

The BILCO Company of New Haven, Connecticut, provided 93 smoke vents for the construction of a rocket manufacturing facility in Florida. Smoke vents are a...
construction site accidents

Why technology may be the answer to workplace accidents in the construction trade

Every year, accidents on construction sites across the globe lead to fatalities and serious injuries. Indeed, incidents such as falling from scaffolding or being...
emergency egress

Emergency Evacuation

Underground construction is especially dangerous, particularly in large urban areas with pipes, wires, and infrastructure that keep a city connected. When Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors...
safety codes

Dual Technology Exit Signs: Increased Reliability, Whether Power is On or Off

For building and facility owners or managers striving to meet fire and safety codes, new “dual technology” exit signs are combining the efficiency of...
ladder safety

It’s National Ladder Safety Month

Every year more than 350 people die in ladder-related accidents, and thousands suffer disabling injuries. The American Ladder Institute (ALI), a not-for-profit association dedicated...

Make the Switch, Save a Life

A new Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study involving 196 cooling towers nationwide found that 84 percent contained Legionella DNA, indicating that the...

A Smarter Approach to Emergency Response

Mobile Defender Model-S The latest federal reports, released in November of last year, indicated an overall reduction in the number of workplace injuries in the...