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Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Winter is coming: How to protect workers, sites and schedules

October 11, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

As with hurricane season, winter brings the threat of storms and unique safety issues. Yet many of the dangers of winter weather are known quantities. That can make preparation easier compared to what is required for hurricanes, but planning for […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

OSHA issues extension for compliance with crane operator certification requirements

October 10, 2017

Via: BDCNetwork

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to extend the employer’s responsibility to ensure crane operator competency and enforcement for crane operator certification to Nov. 10, 2018. OSHA had issued a final rule in September 2014, […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Pelican Improves Worker Safety Remote Area Light

September 6, 2017

Via: Commercial Construction and Renovation

Pelican Products, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems, today announced the long-awaited launch of the new safety certified Pelican™ 9455 remote area lighting system (RALS), attaining the […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Applying a Lean Construction Mind-Set to Beef Up Jobsite Safety

September 1, 2017

Via: ENR

Contractors that embrace lean construction principles in the name of reducing waste and enhancing value often discover other facets of their operations that are ripe for improvement. By using lean’s emphasis on a company’s cultural mind-set to gain insights into […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

1 million square feet of worker safety in Atlanta

June 28, 2017

Via: ISHN

Approximately 4,000 construction workers are about to be a little bit safer, due to a partnership formed recently between the Georgia Institute of Technology Onsite Safety and Health Consultation Program, Holder Construction Co., Associated General Contractors of Georgia Inc. and […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

National Safety Stand-down to Prevent Falls in Construction is here

May 8, 2017

Via: ISHN

OSHA has new resources that employers can use in their discussions with employees during the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, which runs today through May 12. Two videos have been posted on the Stand-Down homepage and a series […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

A guide to construction site safety

May 1, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

Reviewing the basics is never a bad idea, especially where construction safety is concerned. To mark the fourth-annual Safety Week 2017, which this year runs May 1 to May 5, we’re taking a look back at our archives to showcase […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

How Technology is Improving Construction Sites Safety

April 27, 2017

Via: ConstructConnect

Technology is constantly improving the way the construction industry operates. Smartphones and mobile apps have made communication and collaboration on projects easier. Building Information Modeling (BIM) improves project visualization, makes scheduling more efficient and reduces waste and rework. One aspect […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

OSHA partners with construction industry for worker safety

April 24, 2017

Via: ISHN

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)-Pelican Chapter in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and The Associated General Contractors-Rio Grande Valley Chapter in Corpus, Christi Texas have signed agreements with OSHA under its Alliance Program to help reduce hazards at their worksites. The five-year […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Important Factors of Construction Safety

April 7, 2017

Via: Commercial Construction and Renovation

Construction companies must have a valid safety plan not only on paper or in theory, but in the everyday work that is performed on every individual jobsite. This safety plan needs to be one that is just as simple for […]