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Category: Construction Site Safety


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

4 ways to ensure safety on the jobsite

February 5, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Long before a job starts, extensive planning should be done to identify which tasks will be taking place onsite and how best to plan for potential safety hazards. Project managers and field representatives should put preventative measures in place and […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

7 Winter Weather Construction Safety Tips

January 17, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

Construction doesn’t stop when winter weather strikes, so it’s important to know what steps to take to keep your workers warm and safe. As another major winter storm is starting to impact areas of the country this week with snow […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Vogtle Nuclear Construction Cleared for Completion

January 9, 2018

Via: ENR

Contractors are going to get a chance to finish the nation’s lone nuclear expansion after all. After coming to financial terms with Georgia Power, state Public Service Commissioners unanimously approved continuing construction of the controversial Vogtle nuclear expansion project. The […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

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

December 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

December 4, 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 […]