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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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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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High Winds and the Danger They Present

With Winter right around the corner, we must discuss the dangers not only cold temperatures bring, but also the dangers high winds present. High winds can cause serious injuries on the jobsite. Either by causing someone to slip or by knocking an object over, there are countless possible injuries that could occur, unless proper procedures

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Don’t Leave Safety Out in the Cold This Winter

With winter approaching fast, you should begin reviewing safety measures and making preparations to get your workplace ready for the elements! Begin to review safety tips with your employees and make sure they understand the threat winter weather brings. Employers and workers must be aware and cautious of dropping temperatures, wet/frozen surfaces, and higher winds

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Summer Safety Tips

With Summer fast approaching, you must remember, and you must remind your workers about the dangers of the Summer heat. Those who work outside must remain vigilant and aware of themselves and their coworkers to help prevent heatstroke and heat exhaustion. What is Heat Stroke? Heatstroke is a medical condition that occurs when the body

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Health Hazards of Asbestos

The presence of asbestos in buildings and automotive materials can be a hazard to lung health. Heavily regulated by OSHA and the EPA, it’s especially important for employers to reduce the risk to their employees from exposure to asbestos. What is Asbestos? Asbestos is the name given to a group of naturally occurring mineral fibers

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Climbing the Ladder Rungs of Safety

For as commonplace ladders are, especially on the job site, they can quite dangerous if not used properly. The possibility of falling, especially on the job site, can leave any worker feeling uneasy before beginning to climb. Therefore, in order to maintain the safety of yourself and your fellow workers, it is important that ladder

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Saving Lives Through Safety Inspections

When it comes to working on a construction site, safety is one of the most important factors. Construction sites can be hazardous, and if regular inspections do not take place, they can be exponentially dangerous. Therefore, performing regularly scheduled safety inspections are a must for any jobsite. Why Safety  Inspections are Important First and foremost,

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