News Archives - 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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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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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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Safety Hazards on a Construction Site

A construction site is prone to severe injuries if workers do not have the proper training and experience. However, if one is more aware of the potential hazards, it is easier to avoid and prepare for them. Top Risks on the Construction Site: Working from Heights Slips and Falls Electricity Moving Objects High Volume Noise

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