safety

Safety First: Construction Industry Edition

In the construction industry, most agree safety should be the number one priority, putting heavy emphasis on training precautions on worksites. Unfortunately, for many...
Gas Clip

Gas Exposure Safety

Continued development and refinement of advanced low-power LED photometric infrared technology for LEL detection of hydrocarbon gases has made gas detection safer, simpler, and...
Height

Safety Factor: Working at Height

Duke LifePoint Hospital in Marquette, Michigan. For many contractors, whether general, electrical, HVAC, or mechanical, every now and then a project comes along and its...
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...