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Silica Safety Fines Are Here

Not Silica Safety Compliant? Think enforcement of the September 2017 silica safety regulation isn’t a high priority for workplace safety officials? Better think again. OSHA and state safety agencies are aggressively ramping up inspections…

Fall Protection and Prevention

The fall prevention challenge Why does OSHA dedicate a full week to promoting fall protection with the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction? The answer is simple but alarming. Falls continue to be the leading cause…

Scaffolding Safety On The Job

Sizing up scaffold safety Concrete repair is one of the fastest growing segments in the construction industry. Some experts believe this market will top $21 billion annually in a few years. Concrete contractors are understandably drawn to…

Controlling Silica Dust

The Dangers of Silica Exposure What is silicosis? Silicosis is a disease of the lungs caused primarily by the breathing of dust containing crystalline silica particles. This dust can cause fibrosis or scar tissue formations in the lungs…

Where Are The Skilled Tradesmen?

Having a tough time finding enough skilled workers to bid on bigger projects? You’re not alone. At HD Supply Construction & Industrial - White Cap we see the challenge some of our customers are facing first hand. In some busy markets,…