Safety First for Industrial Coatings

For decades, industrial facilities have measured the effectiveness of a coating by its ability to prevent corrosion, which, of course, is its fundamental purpose....

Are You Ready for Compliance?

The United States Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) Engineering Manual 385-1-1, Safety and Health Requirements Manual, 2014 version is out. Compliance with the EM...

Myths & Misconceptions of Fall Protection

Falls are the leading cause of injury and death in work-related accidents. When a fall hazard exists, fall protection equipment is necessary to protect...
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...
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...
Lettire

Sensing Danger

Safety remains a top priority—and challenge—for the construction industry, which employs almost 10 million people in the U.S. alone. Jobsites are inherently hazardous environments...

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...

The Proper Lift

Keeping workers safe from traffic, chemicals, dangerous equipment, and other hazards are always top of mind on any construction site, but have you considered...
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...

The War on Jobsite Injuries

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