Helpful Insights On Construction Safety

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Protect and Honor Your Construction Team During National Safety Month!

Safety is an ongoing endeavor in the world of construction. There is always more to learn and refine as we aim for new heights in our industry standards. New equipment, workplace practices, and ergonomic research all affect how we enable occupational safety and health on each worksite. Every year in June, we participate in National…

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Incidents vs Accidents: What’s the Difference?

In common language, we tend to use “incident” and “accident” interchangeably, with the latter having a more negative connotation. However, in the world of occupational safety, each word has a precise meaning. To complicate matters, there are various definitions for how “incident” and “accident” are used in the workplace. Whether you’re a site supervisor or…

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National Safety Week: Stand-Down To Prevent Falls In Construction

How to Educate Your Team This National Safety Stand-Down Week The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has declared May 2–6, 2022, to be National Safety Stand-Down Week. Every year, this week raises awareness about critical preventative measures to reduce the rate of falls in construction. Falls from elevation are the leading cause of death for…

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What Is A Site Safety Plan? When Do You Need One?

Safety is essential for every construction project. It’s the duty of the contractor to ensure that every worker, client, and the visitor is safe when they’re on-site. With all of the heavy equipment, materials, tools, and surrounding elements, construction sites are pretty dangerous. The best way to keep everyone safe is with stringent regulations. These…

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We Recognize the Importance of Women In Construction!

The National Association for Women in Construction (NAWIC) has designated the first full week in March, March 6-12 this year, as “Women in Construction Week” (WIC Week™) to celebrate women in the construction industry and raise awareness of what women can achieve in construction. WIC Week™ commemorates the history of women’s success in the construction…

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When Are You Required To Use A Construction Site Safety Manager vs Coordinator vs Superintendent?

3301.13.3 Designation of primary construction superintendent. The permit holder shall designate a primary construction superintendent, prior to the commencement of work, in a form and manner acceptable to the department, for the following types of jobs: The construction of a new building; The full demolition of an existing building; An alteration to an existing building…

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How Can Severe Weather Impact Your Construction Site? What Can You Do To Be Prepared?

Safety is of utmost importance on your construction site. However, even if you implement a robust safety program, Mother Nature may have other ideas. All the personal protective equipment and hazard reporting won’t do much to stop a storm. What precautions can you take against severe weather? How can you ensure that your equipment, structures,…

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When Should a General Contractor Hire a Safety Consultant?

Safety is one of the most important concerns that any general contractor will have. In fact, the profitability of their business actually depends on it. Without a safe work environment, they run the risk of injuries or damage that could set the job back, if not end it altogether. Ensuring that the job site is…

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How To Prevent Fall Injuries On Your Nyc Construction Site

Many construction workers fail to utilize proper fall protection for different reasons. It could be that setting up a ladder or harness takes too much time, and they can get much more done in a day if they bypass the proper safety precautions. Whatever the reason, the sad truth is that of the 1,008 deaths in construction…

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How To Build A Culture Of Safety In Your Company

Recently, there has been an increase in the number of workplace accidents in the construction industry. OSHA has reported that the primary cause of these accidents is the violations of work-safety procedures. Because of the inherent dangers of working in construction, these accidents can have severe consequences. Because of this, it is of the utmost…

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6 Ways To Keep Everyone Safe At Your Construction Sites

Being safe should be the first priority at any site or workplace. Most accidents at construction sites result from simple and common mistakes that can be easily avoided if enough effort is made. It is no secret that construction sites with heavy machinery and a lot of workers are very risky and anything can happen.…

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4 Mistakes To Avoid When Hiring A Construction Management Firm

4 MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN HIRING A CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT FIRM The construction process is getting more and more advanced as technology and methods have expanded over time. Imagine how detrimental it would be to proceed with the building process of a project, only to lack the expertise of an experienced site safety management firm. You…

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How To Select The Right Construction Management Firm

It’s hard to believe that year-end is quickly approaching. For many professionals in the construction industry, now is the time to look ahead to projects in 2019 and beyond. With that in mind, it’s imperative to have a dependable construction management partner by your side. Don’t make the mistake of assuming every project manager is…

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What To Know About Site Safety Management

In the construction world, project managers and crews face constant pressure to meet deadlines and stay within budget. Such demands often cause safety to be put on the backburner. As 2018 comes to a close and you begin thinking about 2019 projects, remember the importance of site safety. Here are some strategies that can help…

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The Top 10 Osha Violations Of 2019

Citations given by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for safety violations are a serious concern when it comes to construction management. With fines possibly reaching six-figure amounts, they can add serious costs to your project budget. That’s why it is so important to have a risk and safety management company to make sure…

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