Construction industry is commonly stereotyped and frequently labeled as an accident-prone industry. This is mainly because construction processes require workers to perform close to moving equipment or vehicles in all weathers and conditions.
If recent studies are to be believed, the total construction accident rates witnessed are directly correlated to the level of industrial activity. Facts and figures have shown that safety receives less attention, particularly when workload is…Continue
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Red Bank, New Jersey (June 30, 2012) -- Ansell, the world leader in hand protection, is now introducing ActivArmr® Multipurpose gloves that deliver the right level of protection, dexterity and grip to handle multiple tasks each day.
Focus groups with general contractors told Ansell they needed a set of gloves that could take them each day from handling small screws and electrical connections, to installing ductwork and landscape digging. ActivArmr Multipurpose gloves…Continue
Added by Jason Kokoszka on August 28, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments
OSHA has recently released a new set of videos relating to construction hazards. In this blog post, we will be looking at videos concerning falls in the construction workplace. We hope you find these valuable and informational. Please check back for additional video topics. To learn about OSHA safety training courses visit…Continue
Added by Henry Wilter on November 21, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Remember the classic images of 1930's construction workers posing high up on a skyscraper while having their lunch? Some modern workers are in hot water for trying to re-create those images - even though they say they were wearing fall harnesses and taking safety precautions. Posing construction workers got in trouble
What do you think?!
With Armstrong’s help, On Center Software has integrated hundreds of Armstrong ceiling materials and over 210 Armstrong Ceiling System Assemblies into Quick Bid, the firm’s signature…Continue
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Ansell, the global leader in hand protection, introduces a new line of construction gloves specifically designed for the unique needs of construction trades.
Each construction trade is different and so are the hand protection needs of professionals in the field. Ansell, the world leader in hand protection, is now introducing a line of gloves designed specifically for the unique needs of construction trades –…Continue
Added by Safety Community on August 29, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments
Each week I publish an electronic weekly safety newsletter, the Construction Safety Update. To view our most recent addtion, please follow this link; http://mim.io/ba298. Please subscribe to the newsletter if you find the information relevent. For the past 25 years I have worked in the field of safety and currently work as the Corporate Safety Director for a large contractor in Miami.
In addtion to the newsletter, I also have 3 safety…Continue
Added by David Wessin on January 13, 2011 at 1:25pm — No Comments
Can anyone help me determine what is needed (signs, barricades, flagger, etc) for a temporary road lane closure? We are demolishing a 5-story building which is approximately 8 feet from the road - fence, grass, sidewalk in between. The road is a two-lane, two-direction city/residential road with an additional parking lane on the side where the building is located.
The concern is that bricks from the front of the building may land on cars as they drive by. Previous contractors had…Continue
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The athletic style of AOSafety Metaliks Sport Safety Glasses - Clear Lens makes it really popular in sport. It’s durable, light and adjustable fit makes it a popular choice amongst mountain bikers. High performance glasses like the…Continue
Added by Fred on November 25, 2010 at 3:45pm — No Comments
Eye injuries are quite common, considerable stress is given to wear proper protection for the eyes similar to AOSafety Metaliks safety glasses eyewear - I/O. Eye injuries are quite popular around the world, so popular that July has been officially recognized as…Continue
Added by Fred on November 25, 2010 at 3:42pm — No Comments
In an environment where eye hazards are common, AOSafety Factoids Safety Glasses could be your best friend. It is crucial that your eyes are protected during various activities. Eye injury claims more than 2000 people every day and is not to be taken lightly. The eyes are…Continue
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Workplace safety is of paramount importance and eye safety is a crucial part of it. AOSafety BX reader’s safety glasses are an…Continue
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Effective, Today, April 22nd, 2010, a new EPA lead rule takes effect.
Contractors performing renovation, repair and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in homes, child care facilities, and schools built before 1978 must be certified and must follow specific work practices to prevent lead contamination. Common renovation activities like sanding, cutting, and demolition can create hazardous lead dust
and chips by disturbing…
Added by Jennifer Sledziona on April 22, 2010 at 10:29am — No Comments
High-visibility apparel is intended to make the wearer more visible with color enhanced fabrics and reflective taping. Like any type of clothing, these garments can fade, become soiled and torn; but with high-visibility
apparel, these imperfections can reduce the effectiveness of the garment. Carhartt gives specific washing instructions for their High-Visibility items to help your clothing last as long as…
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