Posts Tagged: Construciton Safety

A Confined Space Rescue Plan Can Help You Avoid Jobsite Injuries

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Working in a confined space can be dangerous. A confined space typically has a limited number of entryways and exits. This makes it difficult to evacuate in an emergency. As a result, you need a comprehensive confined space rescue plan to ensure your workers can get out if their safety is at risk. The following… Read More »

Keeping Your Construction Team Safe: Workplace Safety Month

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Emphasizing the importance of construction safety is important at all times. This is especially true during June, which is Safety Month. As the temperatures and humidity rise, your construction team likely faces increasing risks while on the job. This is why taking precautions is even more important. Focusing on small steps can make a big… 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 »

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 »

Eye and Face Protection

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Safety glasses and goggles: Glasses are primarily used to shield the eyes from impacts and ultraviolet radiation. Goggles form a protective seal around the eyes and prevent objects, dust, vapors, and liquids from entering the eye. Both may incorporate prescription lenses. Both can be used in combination with other eye and face protection. Both need… Read More »

Construction Safety- Safe Practices 3

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Tools and machinery – prior to using: Do not use tools with split, broken or loose handles. Be sure you have clear area behind you before swinging a sledgehammer, or any other tools or materials. Keep tools and materials away from edge of scaffolds, platforms, shaft openings, etc. Have tools with burred or mushroomed heads… Read More »