Safety Toolbox Talks

A Closer Look At Eye Protection

It goes without saying that eye protection on a construction site is a top priority. From the concrete worker on the ground to the sheet metal worker on the roof, all construction workers should regularly wear ANSI-approved protective eyewear. March has been designated Workplace Eye Health and Safety Month, making it the perfect time to ensure…
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Jobsite Safety

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…

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…

Protection From Falling Objects

Falling objects are a bigger threat than you might think. According to OSHA, there were 937 workers in private sector construction killed on the job in 2015. Being struck by an object on the jobsite accounted for almost 10 percent of those…

How To Choose The Right Ladder

It’s not just about how much you weigh by yourself. Be sure to think about who else will be using the ladder. When choosing a ladder make sure to include the weight of the items you’ll be wearing as well as the things you’ll be carrying up …