2 Apr 2019

Congratulation to John Moriarty & Associates on completing the 10-hour OSHA Outreach Program!

With the help of our CEO, Terry Foy, who has been an Authorized OSHA Outreach Training for over 25 years, on March 28th – 29th John Moriarty & Associates successfully completed the 10-hour OSHA Outreach Program! OSHA’s Outreach Training Program is a part of JMA’s training requirements for all employees.   What is OSHA’s Outreach Training Program?  OSHA Outreach Training Program is designed to...
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19 Mar 2019

Worker Fatigue and How to Prevent It

With Spring around the corner, it is important to remember the hazards of working in warmer weather. Warmer weather means added potential of fatigue while out in the field. Fatigue is a state of mental and physical exhaustion, which can cause the involuntary shutdown of both one’s mind and body. Fatigue can lead to serious accidents occurring on the job...
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28 Feb 2019

IN LIKE A LION, OUT LIKE A LAMB – Springtime compounds job site hazards for workers

With Spring just around the corner, construction projects and opportunities are plentiful, but so are the hazards. However, it is vital that you continue to prioritize the safety of your workers to avoid unnecessary setbacks. In the U.S., Spring is often accompanied by heavy rain, high winds, and heat waves, with some of the most common job site accidents being...
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31 Jan 2019

Keeping Safety as a Top Priority

Construction sites are hazardous. With so much going on simultaneously, construction workers must always be aware of their surroundings.  If they are not, a severe injury or even death could occur. In addition, construction workers are exposed to the elements and, at times, are required to work during rain, snow, heat, and cold. These environmental hazards make the construction site...
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14 Dec 2018

SILICA – The New Buzz Word Throughout The Construction Industry

I hope by now everyone who is reading this has already been put through the “scare” about SILICA. I will attempt to glean some of the key points for you without going into detail. Silica exposure can be dangerous however it can be reduced with proper equipment and control measures put in place. One of the main health effects of...
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13 Nov 2018

Why can’t we use power strips on the job site?

Several times every day as I go from job site to job site, no matter what part of the country I am in, I get asked this question, “Why can’t we use power strips on the job site?” To be very honest, the question gets asked only when I inform the worker or the supervisor that it has to be...
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5 Oct 2018

Learn How to Keep Your Workers Safe This Winter Season!

Winter approaches, and with it comes harsh cold environments that can become dangerous if the necessary precautions are not taken! Keeping your workers warm throughout this winter season is important in all cases, but those who work in a warehouse or outside entirely will need extra protection from the cold! Together, we will learn about things to look out for,...
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22 Jun 2018

Focus Four Initiative

OSHA’s Focus Four Campaign addresses the four leading causes of fatal injuries in construction. For the past seven years (May 2011) OSHA has mandated that as a part of all OSHA 10 and 30-hour class the Focus Four topics are allotted a minimum of 4 hours for the 10-hour class and 6 hours for the 30-hour class. The leading causes...
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