Posts Tagged: Construciton Safety

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 »