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Fall Protection – More Precautions

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Falls disable 400,000 workers each year. Use caution to avoid falling accidents. If you are on ground level: Watch out for slippery spots such as oil, grease or water spills. Use aisles. Don’t take shortcuts through storage and machinery areas. Look out for objects on the floor that can roll, slide or trip you. If… Read More »

What You Should Wear to a Construction Job Interview?

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Your attire should be clean, professional, and make a great impression on a construction recruiter. But where’s the line? Most construction job seekers know that a suit is overkill for a construction interview, but may not know what outfit is appropriate. Here are some tips from CCS Construction Staffing on what to wear for a construction… Read More »

Improve Your Leadership Skills 11/12: Trust and Delegate

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Managing a construction operation comes with plenty of challenges. When you feel like you have too much on your plate, it’s not uncommon to struggle with time management issues and incomplete tasks. In the eleventh part of our “Improve Your Leadership Skills” series from CCS Construction Staffing, we’ll show you why it’s vital to trust… Read More »

Dealing with Workplace Drug Abuse

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Estimates from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) indicate that in 2007:  13.1 million (75.3 percent) of the 17.4 million adults classified with substance dependence or abuse were employed full-time. Of the reported 55.3 million adult binge drinkers, 44 million (79.4 percent) were employed. Of the reported 16.4 million people heavy use of alcohol, of… Read More »

Critical Safety Behaviors

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Unsafe behaviors or decisions are usually contributing factors in incidents. Sometimes an unsafe behavior increases the severity of injuries; other times, it is simply a key determinant in causing the incident. While employers also have a large responsibility to control hazards for their employees, the role employees play is vital. If you understand the hazards… Read More »

Considering a Job Change? Signs It’s Time to Quit Your Job

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Do you wake up with your alarm every morning and find yourself pressing snooze? More than once? Or have you experienced the “Sunday Scaries”? This terminology explains that dread of Monday that comes as the weekend draws to a close and you begin thinking about what waits ahead for you at work the next day. If… Read More »

Keep Workers Safe from Lightning On The Job

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The hazards that come along with construction work aren’t foreign to the professionals. However, this also means that managers know how important it is to prepare for every possible danger. Today, CCS Construction Staffing is looking at a different risk: lightning. On the job, the threat of extreme weather is no joke. We’re discussing the… Read More »

Cold Stress

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Weather can often be unpredictable and extreme. Freezing temperatures can create serious health problems, collectively called cold stress. Cold Stress Factors                                Freezing or near-freezing weather Strong winds Being wet Working for long periods in extreme cold Working in poorly-insulated or poorly-heated areas Being unaccustomed to freezing weather Preventive Measures Monitor yourself and your coworkers for… Read More »

America is Running Out of Plumbers

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The plumbing profession is in danger! While there are consistent requests for plumbers throughout the country, the responses don’t match up. It’s this simple: America is running out of plumbers. To keep the profession secure and help those that need plumbing work, we’ll need to focus on the following:  Outgoing Veterans  The rate of replacement… Read More »