Construction

Five Simple Ways to Improve Construction Site Safety

July 18, 2022

By James Strohecker, Contributor Time is money on a construction worksite. You face constant pressure to meet deadlines and stay within budget. Sometimes, this causes worker safety to fall to the wayside. These strategies can help improve health and safety in construction on any jobsite: 1. Set Safety Expectations As a project/safety manager, it’s important…

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Makita Expands Dust Extraction System With New Hepa Dry Vaccum

July 15, 2022

Makita U.S.A., Inc., manufacturer of high-quality professional tools and accessories, has expanded its dry vacuum and dust extraction lineup with the 36V (18V X2) LXT® Brushless 2.1 Gallon HEPA Filter Dry Dust Extractor/Vacuum with AWS® (model XCV22). The vacuum features a powerful Makita-built brushless motor and an efficient three-stage HEPA filtration system that captures 99.97…

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Just What the Knees Need

July 13, 2022

When jobs literally bring workers to their knees, appropriate knee pads are critical. It’s about a lot more than comfort, too. It’s about protecting against musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and extending careers. Jobs that rely on kneeling to perform tasks – think construction, roofing, masonry, and others – can put workers at significant risk for MSDs.…

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OS+H Asia 2022 Returns as In-Person Event in September

July 8, 2022

From September 14 – 16, OS+H Asia, Southeast Asia’s leading exhibition for workplace safety and health, will take place at Suntec Singapore. Featuring over 100 exhibitors from around the world, the 13th edition will return with an in-person format, with a digital preview one week (September 7) before its opening for business matching opportunities and scheduling…

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First Impact Glove with Low-Profile Impact Protection AND a Crinkle Latex Palm

July 5, 2022

Magid Glove & Safety has expanded its T-REX® Flex Series® Lean lineup with the new TRX449. Lean impact protection means no more overprotecting with thick TPR, or under protecting with non-impact gloves. The TRX449 is the first impact glove on the market that has low-profile impact protection and a crinkle latex palm to provide the…

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Magid Revolutionizes Coreless Cut Protection with New DX+ Technology

July 1, 2022

Magid has taken coreless cut protection to the next level with DX+ Technology® (“DX Plus Technology”). Building on the groundbreaking advances of Magid’s 2018 DX Technology®, DX+ is even lighter and gives workers higher cut protection, up to ANSI Level A6, without sacrificing comfort. What makes Magid’s DX+ Technology one-of-a kind? Extreme comfort that’s 30…

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US Department of Labor Announces $11.7M Funding Availability of Susan Harwood Training Grants for Workplace Safety, Health Hazards Training

June 17, 2022

The U.S. Department of Labor announced a funding opportunity for $11.7 million in Susan Harwood Training Grants to support the delivery of training and education to help workers and employers identify and prevent workplace safety and health hazards. Administered by the department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the grants will target disadvantaged, underserved, low-income, and other hard-to-reach, at-risk…

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Ergodyne’s Aerial Bucket Series Takes Dangerously Confined Elevated Worksites Into a New Class of Safety, Organization and Efficiency

June 10, 2022

Ergodyne announced the launch of an all new Aerial Bucket Series designed specifically for safer, easier work in bucket trucks and elevated work platforms. The collection features a tool board and tool bag—each engineered with extensive worker feedback and boasting a multitude of pockets and ANSI-approved tethering points for securely storing and safely accessing tools in confined work…

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Protective Industrial Products Inc. Acquires Leading European PPE and Workwear Supplier Industrial Starter

June 9, 2022

Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (“PIP®”), a global leader in hand protection and PPE for the industrial, construction, mining and retail markets, proudly announces that it has acquired Industrial Starter, S.p.A, (“Industrial Starter”) headquartered Vicenza, Italy, which includes all of the Industrial Starter affiliates throughout Europe. Industrial Starter is widely recognized in Europe as a quality…

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Construction Worker Safety Guide

June 9, 2022

Construction sites are dangerous places to be. There are many hazards and obstacles present that can seriously injure a worker if they are not careful. For this reason, organizations like OSHA have made a huge effort to reduce the risk of construction workers. This construction worker safety guide breaks down the rules and regulations in…

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