Construction

Top Roadway Construction Safety Hazards for Workers

October 17, 2022

Roadway construction can improve access, address congestion, and improve safety for road users. Learn about top roadway construction safety hazards for workers. Road construction contributes to economic development by improving access to businesses, services, and employment. While the specialized equipment and techniques used to make durable roadways are impressive, construction workers also navigate dangerous worksites…

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Watson Gloves Releases New Landfill Biodegradable Nylon Gloves

September 26, 2022

Watson Gloves, Canada’s leading retail distributor of quality gloves currently in its 103rd year of business, is elevating its sustainable glove development by introducing the first landfill biodegradable nylon coated gloves into the market. With biodegradable additive in both the nylon shell and nitrile coating, the landfill biodegradable seamless knit gloves are able to break down…

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Fallprotec and TieDown Pair Up

September 15, 2022

Fallprotec and TieDown join forces in NSC San Diego with products fitting any request. From passive and temporary systems, guardrails, moveable temporary anchor points, access ladders to permanent solutions, cable lifelines, monorails, and vertical lifelines; combined, the team tackles issues from the construction stage to the periodic maintenance. Standard and custom systems are provided by…

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KEY-BAK EASY Dropped Object Prevention for Phones and Mobile Devices

September 14, 2022

Tech-Tether™ Mobile Device Sling When your main tool is your mobile device, keep working safe simple, convenient and comfortable. For maintenance, construction, warehouse, delivery and retail, the TECH-TETHER Mobile Device Sling is an easy-to-use device trap with retractable tether. The system surpasses ANSI 121 guidelines and the padded neoprene shoulder strap make it easy to…

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Innovative PPE Keeps Construction Workers Comfortable, Safe, and Productive During National Construction Appreciation Week and Year-Round

September 13, 2022

National Construction Appreciation Week occurs annually on the third week of September and celebrates the millions of hardworking men and women in the American construction industry. In celebration of the week, Magid Glove & Safety is recommending innovative PPE for the construction industry that will keep workers safe while improving comfort, productivity, and compliance. Gloves…

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Your First Aid Kit is (Probably) Outdated

September 13, 2022

Every construction site should update its first aid kit by October 15, 2022. By Nicole Randall, Contributor The old saying, “out of sight, out of mind,” unfortunately applies to many workplace first aid kits. But there’s a good reason to pull existing kits off the wall, out of the closet, or out of the truck…

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Construction Safety in Perspective: Q+A with Diversified Fall Protection

September 13, 2022

By Kevin Kelpe and Steve Spirko, Contributors Tell us about Diversified Fall Protection – your focus, solutions, and how you can help companies keep workers safe. (Kelpe) Over the last several years, our business has grown immensely. We now have five regional offices across the country that can deliver any fall protection solution at any…

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Down in the Trenches

September 13, 2022

Contributed by Builders Mutual, with support from the Job-Site Safety Institute Developers, excavation contractors, utility contractors, masons, and even plumbers know the dangers of working in the trenches. A sudden cave-in can trap or even crush a worker. Asphyxiation from a lack of oxygen or the inhalation of toxic fumes threatens workers. The danger of…

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OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1926.102: Eye and Face Protection

August 30, 2022

Ranking: #8 The Risk Thousands of people are blinded each year from work-related eye injuries that could have been prevented with the proper selection and use of eye and face protection. The majority of eye injuries result from small particles or objects – like dust, cement chips, metal slivers and wood chips – striking or…

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OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1926.503: Fall Protection Training

August 30, 2022

Ranking: #7 The Risk Workers performing tasks 6 feet or more above lower levels are at risk of fatal falls or serious injuries. In the construction industry alone, falls generally account for about a third of the deaths that occur on the job each year. Equipping employees with the type of fall protection appropriate to…

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