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...

Accountability Matters

Contract workers are a common sight at many facilities. These workers often perform very specialized and potentially hazardous tasks, such as confined space entry...

Safety Protocols

Improving operational efficiency and safety along with lubricant storage and dispensing are important to everyone in a shop or jobsite. Safety issues can be...

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....

Don’t Sacrifice Safety for Productivity

The risk of falls from elevated working heights is very real. According to Liberty Mutual’s 2013 Workplace Safety Index, these types of incidents ranked...

The Power of Pre-Task Safety and Health Plans

Pre-Task Planning is necessary to make any construction project successful. “Pre-Task Safety and Health Planning” is necessary to promote a safer and healthier work...

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...

EM 385-1-1: The Latest Revision is Out!

After nearly 3 years in its revision, the United States Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) EM 385-1-1, Safety and Health Requirements Manual, 2014 version...

Out of Harm’s Way

Workers on roadway construction jobsites are exposed to possible injury and death from moving construction vehicles and equipment. The National Institute for Occupational Safety...

NFPA 70E: Understanding the Risks of Non-Compliance

The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that more than 400 fatalities and nearly 10,000 serious injuries occur each year due to Arc Flash related...