OSHA

How the OSHA Silica Standard Challenged Manufacturers to Push Innovation

September 23 marked a year since the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sought to bring worker protections into the forefront by starting to...
driver behavior

Distracted: Understanding New Trends in Driver Behavior

Reviewing OSHA’s ten most frequently cited safety and health violations and the OSHA Fatal Four listing, an OSHA representative commented: “One remarkable thing about...
Leveraging technology to improve driver and worksite safety

Data for Decisions

By Kevin Vonesh Safety and health programs need to be effective; there must be an institutional buy-in from...
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...

You May Never Feel a Thing

Portland cement, specifically when wet, is a caustic and abrasive substance found in building materials, such as concrete, mortar, plaster, grout, stucco, and terrazzo....
Shotcrete

Prevention Through Design

The costs of adhering to new and changing safety regulations, maintaining up-to-date protective equipment, and covering employee injuries is increasingly burdensome for...
safety recommendations

Tips for Safer Construction Sites

In April, the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America published a study performed on fatality reports between 2010 and 2012. The study’s purpose is...

The War on Jobsite Injuries

Remote-controlled Demolition Machines: On a Mission for Safety By Peter Bigwood Shards of concrete, high working...
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...

Strengthening the Jobsite Safety Climate

Management commitment is critical to improving the jobsite safety climate. Managers that “talk the talk” but do not “walk the talk” are poor safety...