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3 free safety apps you can put to work on the construction jobsite

3 free safety apps you can put to work on the...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 09, 2014

Being an effective safety manager means more than just holding your obligatory toolbox talk and annual safety training meetings. Developing ...

Prevent heat exhaustion on the construction jobsite with these 10 tips and OSHA resources

Prevent heat exhaustion on the construction jobsite...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 07, 2014

Thousands of workers become ill each year due to heat exhaustion. In 2012 alone, there were 31 heat-related deaths and ...

Prevent heat-related illness with knowledge and preparation

Prevent heat-related illness with knowledge and...

Posted by Patty Vaughan on Jul 04, 2014

Thousands of workers become ill each year due to heat exhaustion. In 2012 alone, there were 31 heat-related deaths and 4,120 ...

OSHA’s new safety training tool offers interactive experience

OSHA’s new safety training tool offers interactive...

Posted by Patty Vaughan on Jun 20, 2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a tool to help with training exercises. Released at the American Society of ...

Avoid these 3 safety training obstacles

Avoid these 3 safety training obstacles

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 16, 2014

As many as a million construction workers participated in Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s (OSHA) National Fall Safety Stand Down ...

VIDEO: This guy being catapulted by a boom lift is why you should always wear a harness

VIDEO: This guy being catapulted by a boom lift is why...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 09, 2014

No. 4 Video in 2014 « NO. 5 NO. 3 »   There's a reason things like safety guidelines, personal protective equipment and ...

More than 1 million workers take part in OSHA’s National Fall Safety Stand Down week

More than 1 million workers take part in OSHA’s...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 05, 2014

More than 1 million workers from tens of thousands of businesses are estimated to be taking part in the Occupational ...

VIDEO: 1 million+ ‘standing down’ against falls in construction

VIDEO: 1 million+ ‘standing down’ against falls in...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 04, 2014

More than 1 million workers from tens of thousands of businesses are expected to take part in the Occupational Health ...

Critics aside, OSHA has drastically reduced worker deaths and injuries since its inception (INFOGRAPHIC)

Critics aside, OSHA has drastically reduced worker...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Act was signed into law in 1970, bringing about OSHA. And though the agency gets ...

2 construction workers die after 80-foot fall from crane near San Francisco

2 construction workers die after 80-foot fall from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 02, 2014

Two men working on a bridge construction site near San Francisco died Friday morning after falling 80 feet from a ...

Following 4 deaths in 4 days, Cal/OSHA launches special inspections across San Francisco construction sites

Following 4 deaths in 4 days, Cal/OSHA launches special...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2014

In a span of just four days, May 18-May 21, four construction workers died on San Francisco-area construction sites, prompting ...

Burning buildings, collapsing freeways: Is our lousy education system to blame for the recent uptick in construction accidents?

Burning buildings, collapsing freeways: Is our lousy...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 09, 2014

Lately there's been a rash of fires, collapses and accidents at projects "under construction," all over the country. Here are ...

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