Respiratory Protection – 5 Tips to Keep your Employees Healthy

Respiratory Protection Safety Sign

5 min read When looking at workplace safety on construction sites, most people focus on things like fall protection and avoiding objects being dropped from above. While these are certainly important hazards, they are not the only ones. On many construction job sites, one of the biggest types of hazards is actually breathing. This is because there is often a lot of chemicals, vapors, and other potentially toxic things that are in the air. In addition, saws and …

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Fall Prevention – 5 Reason why Prevention is better than Protection

Fall Prevention

4 min read One of the most common, and potentially most dangerous, types of accidents in most workplaces is related to falling. Whether this means falling down stairs, falling from great heights or just tripping and falling, it is important to make sure to take precautions in order to minimize this risk. Most facilities do a fairly good job with fall protection by using harnesses (such as the Miller Harnesses) and other safety devices to help catch people …

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10 Reasons Why to Inspect Rental Equipment

Inspect Rental Equipment

5 min read Do You Inspect Rental Equipment? There are many situations where it is necessary to rent equipment for use in a facility. In the vast majority of cases, renting equipment is an easy process where you get exactly what you need and don’t experience any problems at all. Occasionally, however, the process can be quite a hassle, which is why it is important to always inspect the equipment prior to accepting it as well as periodically …

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Is Being OSHA Compliant Good Enough

3 min read Most facilities spend a lot of time, effort and financial resources working to remain compliant with regulations from OSHA and other organizations. While this is good, and certainly necessary, it is important to ask whether it is sufficient. The regulatory organizations provide guidelines and requirements that are meant to be the minimum acceptable levels of safety. In order to help keep employees and the facility itself as safe as possible, however, it is a good …

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Fall Protection (Training Requirements)

Fall Protection Training Requirements

3 min read Essential Training Requirements for Fall Protection Providing proper training in the workplace is essential for keeping things running smoothly. While most types of training are necessary to ensure everyone is following standards and best practices, some of it is actually required by regulatory organizations like OSHA. One important area where you need to make sure you are giving great training is with fall protection. There are quite a few essential training requirements for fall protection …

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Five Quick Hazard Communication Improvements

Hazard Communication

4 min read There are many times when a facility will take on major projects that are meant to make significant improvements toward a set goal. While these are a great and necessary thing, it can be equally beneficial to try to make improvements in a quick and simple way. If you want to improve your facilities hazard communications, for example, you may want to implement one or all of these great techniques. They are all fairly simple …

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