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Your Guide to Scaffolding Safety: The Do’s & Don’ts!

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The Do’s & Don’ts of Scaffolding Safety Scaffolding is a common task in construction, and it is a dangerous task if done improperly. In 2018, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 61 fatalities that were associated with scaffolding. All fatalities relating to scaffolding are preventable and OSHA has very specific scaffolding standards in place that […]

Safety Training: How Important is it?

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Workplace accidents, incidents, and injuries almost always relate back to one common root cause: lack of proper safety training. Proper safety training doesn’t just help you and your business remain compliant. Safety training helps employees gain an understanding of how to identify hazards and address them before any incidents occur. Hazards can be found in [...]

Follow These Scaffold Safety Golden Rules

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A scaffold is an elevated, temporary work platform used to support employees and their materials. It is essential that a competent person is onsite at all times to ensure OSHA guidelines are followed during scaffold use. Every person who accesses a scaffold requires scaffold safety training. There are four categories of personnel on scaffolding worksites: […]

The Importance Of Providing Spring Construction Safety

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Spring is well under way, which means blooming flowers, spring showers and more construction hours. Now that bad weather is out of sight for a bit, it’s time to make up for lost days. Many workers find themselves juggling the fact that construction projects may have gone past their completion date and unfinished work now […]

If You See Something, Say Something

Many have heard the phrase “if you see something, say something.” This motto, developed by The Department of Homeland Security in 2010, serves to engage the public in “protecting our homeland.” While “If you see something, say something” was created to raise public awareness of the indicators of terrorism and terrorism-related crime, it was also […]