12 Steps to a Safer Construction Job Site

Safety Week (May 7 – 11, 2018) reminds us of the importance of bringing continued awareness and focus to the risks associated with the construction industry — and taking proactive measures to help combat these risks and make the construction industry safer. This same focus should be carried out throughout the year, making safety our everyday goal. Continue reading

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Lawnmower Safety: An Underestimated Fleet Safety Risk

Commercial lawnmowers are complex machines, and even the most experienced operator may occasionally overlook safety precautions.

But lawn mowers remain an underestimated fleet safety risk. What can you and your employees do to help prevent accidents?
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Creating a Snow Removal Plan: The Essential Elements

Argos, Blanche and Caly, the first named winter storms of the season, are sending a clear warning to property owners and managers: Time to dust off the snow removal plan. If you are responsible for your organization’s snow removal planning, taking … Continue reading

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Falls from Ladders: Tips to Reduce Liability Risk

Don’t be fooled by how easy it is to use a ladder. According to the Center for Construction Research and Training, falls from ladders associated with work and non-work activities send more than 136,000 people to hospital emergency rooms every … Continue reading

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Mitigating Workplace Violence

A variety of factors can help employers reduce the risk of workplace violence, including teaching employees how to recognize potential warning signs, promoting a culture that allows workers to share violence concerns, and maintaining the physical security of your workplace.

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Footwear and Workplace Safety

The proper footwear can be a valuable part of an employee’s personal protective equipment, but it’s important to match the appropriate footwear to the risks from which you’re trying to protect workers. Continue reading

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The Blink of an Eye

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month. Take time this month to review your company’s eye-safety protocols.

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Can You Hear Me?

Are your employees at risk of losing their hearing? According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), every year about 30 million people in the U.S. are occupationally exposed to hazardous noise. Continue reading

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Protecting an Aging Asset

A recent report by The Conference Board notes that in 2012, 62 percent of survey participants aged 45 to 60 said that the recession has made them consider postponing retirement, up from 42 percent in 2010.
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Workplace Violence Can Be Deadly

Workplace violence may not be as uncommon as you think.  According to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) about 2 million Americans report having been victims of workplace violence each year—and many more incidents may go unreported. While … Continue reading

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