2021 - Foy Safety

OSHA Training Requirements

Safety on the job site should never be overlooked. It is essential that everyone who is present on the worksite understands the hazards and knows of ways to manage the risks they are facing. OSHA requires its employers to provide training to workers who face daily hazards while on the job. Below you will find

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The Dangers of Cold Temperature

We have already touched on some of the hazards that come with Winter, which you can read more about here, but we must continue to do in-depth discussions about winter hazards. High winds are only one of the many dangers that come with Winter, but the silent threat is the cold temperature. Both workers and employers need

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Electrical Hazards on the Job Site

When workers can accurately identify potential electrical hazards, the risk of electrocution diminishes. However, when there are improper training and a lack of experience, mistakes are far more likely to occur. Construction workers make up 52% of workers who have died from electrocution.  Therefore, it is essential to train workers adequately to prevent further accidental

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Our 20th Anniversary

With Foy Safety now celebrating 20 years, we believed it to be time to reflect on our business’s journey. We could not be more excited to be celebrating our 20th anniversary with you and are looking forward to continuing to serve and protect Baltimore’s construction industry! In commemoration, we interviewed our CEO, Terry Foy, and

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Heat Related Illnesses

Symptoms and First Aid Hot work environments can affect the body’s natural ability to handle heat which can lead to heat illness. Heat illness may appear in many different forms depending on its severity. When the body is unable to cool itself through perspiration, serious heat illnesses can occur. The most extreme heat-induced illnesses are

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What Business’s Need to Know about COVID-19 Liability

When it comes to dealing with COVID-19, their are special laws and regulations business owners must follow. If your business fails to abide by the safety regulations set in place, you could face liability charges if an employee becomes infected while working. OSHA’s General Duty Clause Under OSHA’s General Duty Clause, employers must take steps

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The Importance of Safety Inspections

If you want to keep your construction business running smoothly, without any hiccups or bumps, it is crucial that you stay up to date on all safety regulations, standards, and practices. It is essential that you and your employees are following all proper safety procedures, not only for their safety but for the safety of

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Safety and its Return on Investment

Ensuring you have sound safety practices in place is not only good for maintaining the health of your employees, but also good for your business. Research conducted, as well as industry expereience, shows that health and safety programs receive a substantial return on investment. Where does the Return on Investment Come From? By having sound

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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 the 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

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Are you Experiencing Hearing Loss?

If you work on a construction site, chances are you have encountered loud noises.  In short bursts, these loud noises can cause little harm, but prolonged exposure can result in permanent hearing loss.  When you are on the job site it is important that you take special care of your hearing.  Once your hearing is

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