Did you know OSHA has a free and confidential on-site small business consultation program to help companies identify and address hazards? Priority is given to high-risk industries like construction.
One of the most crucial but tricky tasks fleet managers handle is moving oversized, heavy loads to different locations. This job is a very difficult task, and it could be very dangerous to someone lacking the right equipment and training. Hauling heavy, large loads requires the use of hauling equipment in construction. This process also demands… Read More »
As we transition to warmer temperatures, it’s important to revisit your workplace’s Heat Stress Prevention Program to ensure your employees are equipped to combat heat-related illnesses. Heat is the number one cause of weather-related fatalities in the United States despite the fact that most heat-related deaths are preventable. Average high temperatures have seen a steady… Read More »
Under federal law, you are entitled to a safe workplace. Your employer must provide a workplace free of known health and safety hazards. If you have concerns, you have the right to speak up about them without fear of retaliation.
Nearly 13,000 American workers are injured each day. These numbers are staggering, and the worst part is that each one is preventable. Taking preventative action can spare workers needless pain and suffering.
Our OSHA Outreach online training is the primary method for instructing construction workers in the basics of occupational safety and health and preparing them for the hazards of accidents and injuries on the jobsite.
Worker Protection is the Law of the Land You have the right to a safe workplace. The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) was passed to prevent workers from being killed or otherwise harmed at work. The law requires employers to provide their employees with working conditions that are free of known… Read More »
NIOSH has released an iOS based sound level meter app that measures sound levels in the workplace to help workers learn about their noise exposure and reduce the chances of hearing loss.
There are a lot of different facepiece respirators available. If you’re like most people, you’ll be confused if you find these other masks and won’t be sure which to buy.
The following categories are the leading construction-related occupational safety and health violations since 2012: