Tag: Jobsite Safety

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Understand your jobsite safety climate strengths & weaknesses

October 3, 2022


Refugio Alvarez. Eric Buschard. Rebecca Klein. Aaron Boggs. Four safety and health professionals from across the country who share a common bond: all enthusiastically use a free safety climate assessment and improvement tool created by CPWR – The Center for […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Collecting personal data improves safety, but increases contractor liability

September 21, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

When Hensel Phelps chief innovation officer Thai Nguyen discusses the use of technology to improve jobsite safety with workers, he’s always careful to emphasize why it’s important and specifically what is being monitored. “We really reassure them that the monitoring […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Federal study highlights dangers facing military construction contractors

June 25, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Onsite safety measures are nothing new for U.S. construction workers and for the contractors that employ them. Private companies have instituted a wide range of initiatives to keep their workers as injury-free as possible, driven by both the financial benefits […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Regulations

ABC lays out steps for reducing safety incidents by 85%

May 10, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Companies that take proactive measures to prevent jobsite safety breaches can their number of incidents by 85%, according to a new Associated Builders and Contractors study. The ABC 2019 Safety Performance Report is based on data from member contractors that […]

Construction Processes, Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Legal

Fall hazards get Florida roofer $133K of proposed fines

April 12, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Now is the time for contractors to get their jobsite safety practices and procedures in order. OSHA has 76 new inspectors going through training, and U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta recently told Congress that once those individuals are ready to […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

4 Simple Ways to Improve Jobsite Safety

March 13, 2019

Via: ConstructConnect

Construction work is inherently dangerous. Construction consistently leads all industries in total worker deaths each year and has one of the highest fatality rates for worker deaths. The top priority of every construction company should be to protect their workers […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

New Safety Systems Aim to Improve Jobsite Safety Awareness

January 9, 2019

Via: ENR

Construction companies can’t afford to scrimp on jobsite safety because even a single accident comes at too high a price, say industry professionals and insurers. However, the growing availability of safety wearables, site sensors, exoskeletons, image-generating drones and other safety-oriented […]