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Category: Hazards


Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Regulations

Bally Ribbon Mills announces safety webbing and tapes for fall protection

June 11, 2018

Via: ISHN

Bally Ribbon Mills (BRM), an industry leader in the design, development, and manufacture of highly specialized engineered woven fabrics, announces its line of safety webbing and tapes, ideal for fire, law enforcement, industrial, military, and commercial fall protection personal protective […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

New products from Radians rally to multi-colored trends in the safety industry

June 8, 2018

Via: ISHN

Radians, a leading manufacturer of high quality Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), launched their spring collection, which includes new hearing, eyewear, and high visibility safety products that rally to multi-colored trends in the safety industry. “Many people underestimate the power that […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Inspector General issues bizarre chemical safety board report

June 6, 2018

Via: ISHN

The Inspector General (IG) issued a somewhat bizarre report yesterday on “management challenges” at the Chemical Safety Board. The IG is required by the Reports Consolidation Act of 2000 “to report what we consider the most serious management and performance […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Boosting energy efficiency helps reduce health risks

April 11, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

By reducing power plant pollution, energy efficiency yields health benefits, according to research by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. The ACEEE report, “Saving Energy, Saving Lives: The Health Impacts of Avoiding Power Plant Pollution with Energy Efficiency,” estimates […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Officials issue hazard alert after rise in trench worker fatalities

April 4, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Trenching and excavation are two operations of OSHA’s construction-industry safety focuses. According to the agency, they are among the most dangerous activities that take place on a construction site, primarily because of the potential for cave-ins. In addition to stepping up […]


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, Hazards

Construction worker fatalities up 6%

January 8, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

As far as struck-by incidents go, some happen within the confines of the project, but others are a result of outside threats like distracted or inebriated motorists traveling through a highway work zone. From 2011 to 2015, more than 800 […]


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, Hazards

Falling Tools and Materials Exact Toll From Construction Workers

September 6, 2017

Via: ENR

Most people understand that road construction and maintenance workers are at risk of being hit and injured or killed by a motorist or equipment in a work zone. What may be less well known is how often being struck by a […]