Upping the Standard

There’s a new hand-protection standard in town. And it brings a global change. In January 2016, the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) received American National...

Extreme Heat: Are You Prepared for Summer Work?

The approach of summer is a reminder to us all of the need to recognize, and act to prevent, the harmful effects of excessive...

New Hires on the Rise in 2016: Fall Protection in...

The lack of qualified workers—including those skilled in fall protection—has raised concerns that the construction industry will not be able to capitalize on this...

New Hires on the Rise in 2016: Fall Protection in...

According to a survey published in January 2016 by the Associated General Contractors of American and Sage Construction Real Estate, U.S. private and public...

After the Fall Event

Often, safety managers believe that their job is complete if they can keep their workers from contacting a lower level during a fall event...

Rising to the Challenge of Fall Prevention

During construction of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge in the early 1900s, safety-conscious chief engineer, Joseph Strauss, was considered quite an innovator when he...

Toolbox Talks

For safety to be an integral part of a company’s culture, it needs to be treated importantly every day. That’s means showcasing safety protocols...

Construction Opioid Epidemic: 2016 Outlook on Managing Risks

The construction market is one of the leading industries requiring lifting, pulling, tugging, and the operation of heavy machinery and equipment. That’s why it’s...

Self-Dumping Bins

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) posts, “All employers are to provide their employees with a worksite free from recognizable hazards that could...

The Power of Illumination

The Halo Light™ is a patented 360-degree personal active safety system (PASS) from Illumagear that attaches to almost any hard hat and produces a...