Safety

Safety Isn’t Just Physical: 9 Mental Health Safety Tips

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The fact that May is Mental Health Month emphasizes how important mental wellness is. This is especially true for construction workers. Construction workers need to maintain mental wellness so they can devote their attention and energy to their tasks. This lets the workers meet the rigorous demands of their jobs and move forward on projects.… Read More »

Dress For Success! How to Dress Safely for Your Construction Job

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Working in construction requires wearing the appropriate clothing. This increases your safety and the safety of others. Your employer typically provides rules about the type of clothing to wear for a job site. There likely are signs at a job site to provide additional reminders. The following guidelines provide insight into the proper attire to… Read More »

6 Safety Tips for Sheet Metal Workers

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Your work with sheet metal involves making, installing, and maintaining heating, ventilation, and air duct (HVAC) systems. It includes cutting raw materials to form and fasten them to create metal building equipment, signs, or vehicles for construction sites. As a result, working with sheet metal requires specialized training on hazards, equipment, and best work practices… Read More »

2022 OSHA Updates

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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought rules, regulations, and other OSHA guidance that affect companies’ compliance requirements. Because you employ workers in the construction industry, you need to be aware of these updates. They include new rule drafts and national and regional emphasis programs that show OSHA’s current priorities. Here are some of OSHA’s latest updates… Read More »

Electrical Safety on the Construction Site

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  The safety of all workers on a construction site is a top priority. This includes protecting them against potential shock from electrical hazards. As an electrical professional, you must do what you can to keep staff members safe.     Implement these guidelines to increase electrical safety on a construction site. Perform Electrical Risk… Read More »

Dealing with a Disconnected Supervisor

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How your construction supervisor manages your team members affects everyone’s productivity. The way that tasks are completed impacts production, quality, safety, goal attainment, and the bottom line. This is why having a disconnected supervisor can be a problem. Without an engaged leader, you and your teammates are less likely to reach your daily objectives for… Read More »

Plumber Safety Tips

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Because your role as a plumber often involves working in unsafe circumstances, you have to take measures to protect yourself. Working in confined spaces near electricity and water, as well as being exposed to dangerous substances, is common on job sites. This is why you must keep yourself safe while resolving plumbing issues.    … Read More »

Fall Clearance: How to Correctly Calculate

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If you or your construction team work at heights, you must understand how to effectively calculate fall clearance. This is the distance needed to prevent a worker from hitting the ground or lower level in case of a fall.  Because even a small miscalculation can result in serious injury or death, accuracy is essential. Follow… Read More »

Beat the Heat at the Construction Site this Summer with These 4 Tips

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Summer is here, and that comes with many advantages and disadvantages, especially in the Southeastern US. When the weather warms, construction gigs are more pleasant – until it hits 90+ degrees. Here we’ll talk about how to keep your energy up and beat the heat when working construction gigs:     1. Dress for the… Read More »

Communication: The Top Safety Hazard on the Job Site

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To effectively manage a construction team, it’s crucial to avoid safety hazards. You’re used to OSHA training and operating manuals, but are you mitigating the number one danger on the construction site? If you aren’t concentrating on communication, you’re leaving yourself open to massive damage. Here’s why a lack of communication is the top safety… Read More »