7 Construction Safety and Health Trends That Minimize Risk

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Construction is one of the world’s most dangerous industries, but modern technologies and strategies are helping reduce jobsite risks. Construction Best Practices

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Construction Safety Week: 3 Small Things Your Company Can Do to Mitigate Jobsite Risks

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Construction is a dangerous job, but contractors that take Construction Safety seriously can see an ROI boost with lower costs and healthier employees

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5 Safety Precautions For Multi-Level Construction Sites

Construction Marketing

All these pose risks to the health of these workers. . As the owner of a construction firm , you’re responsible for enhancing the safety of your workers. With that said, here are safety precautions to promote safety in a multi-level construction site: .

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Vibration Risks in Construction

The Constructor

Vibrations due to construction activities can pose significant risks at construction sites. Vibrations can cause health and safety hazards for. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments

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Huh? Ugh! LOL: The Top Ten-tions of Construction Law and Contracts

Speaker: Matthew DeVries, Construction Law Attorney and National Blogger

The construction environment changed more in 2020 than any prior year—whether the parties were faced with government shutdowns, new health and safety restrictions, or overall financial strains. Yet, many projects remained on target and successfully reached the finish line this year. The rights and responsibilities of parties involved in a construction project are mainly dependent upon the contract or agreement between them, and there is no better time than to review your contractual obligations to identify risk pitfalls and ensure success. Join construction law attorney and national blogger Matthew DeVries as he discusses the top tensions on a construction project and how to avoid disputes.

Episode 12: Risk Assessment: Why a Safety SME Initiative Is a Gamechanger

Safety Services Company

Risk assessments are absolutely integral to implementing safety at the workplace. Simply put, risk assessments are when you analyze your next series of steps in order to evaluate the safest course of action to address the task at hand. Don’t Let Safety Be an Afterthought.

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5 Ways To Ensure Safety On The Jobsite

Construction Marketing

Jobsite safety is now a top priority across many companies. Most importantly, businesses can fall into trouble with the law when they aren’t able to comply with jobsite safety requirements. Each workplace has their inherent safety risks.

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Construction Risk Management | Contractor Risk Management | Construction Risk Register | What Is Construction Management at Risk

CivilJungle

Information of Construction Risk Management. Construction risk management is a long steep process, in which we have to calculate the all-possible risk and determine the process by which we can reduce this type of risk. Information of Contractor Risk Management.

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Risk on the Road

Construction Business Owner

Risk on the Road. As much as you’d like to assume safety is always top of mind in the construction industry, it’s important not to take anything for granted. Alex Headley. Mon, 11/08/2021 - 07:30.

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Mitigate Construction Risk at Project Closeout

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Risk and construction projects go hand in hand. From tracking safety issues and compliance on the jobsite, to ensuring that regulatory and contractual obligations are met, to correctly accounting for all of the job costs, payments and other financial data […]. The post Mitigate Construction Risk at Project Closeout appeared first on Viewpoint Surveyor.

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You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage

Ladder Safety

Safety Services Company

CLIMBING THE LADDER OF SUCCESS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT LADDER SAFETY. However, hanging decorations, at home or at work, can pose plenty of serious risks and dangers. Regarding ladder safety , the first thing to consider is choosing the right ladder for your needs.

Safety On Site - What It Can Mean For Your Construction Project

Wolgast Corporation

Safety is an important aspect of any business but especially in construction, where a little accident can have serious impacts to those involved; the trades people on site, the owner, and the contractor. the Wolgast Way Safety on Site Good for Business Risk Management

Emerging issues in safety: Risk assessment, sustainability

FDR Safety

The first is risk assessment. In the mid-‘90s, when I was part of the National Safety Council’s Institute for Safety through Design (now “sunset”), risk assessment was more of a concept and vision than a reality for most organizations in the U.S. In this case, risk assessment has definitely moved to the mainstream in just a couple blinks of the eye. I encourage all safety pros to be familiar with the work of CHCS.

Virtual Event Series Talks Risk Assessment, Management

Construction Equipment

Occupational safety and health professionals can learn how to effectively assess and manage the risks their organizations face by attending SafetyFOCUS: Risk Assessment and Management, a two-day virtual event offered by the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP).

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By predicting risk, AI tool shapes top firms' safety conversations

Construction Dive

to understand and proactively target the most pressing risks on their projects Contractors like Suffolk, Shawmut and AECOM are using Smartvid.io

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Ladder Safety

Safety Services Company

Climbing the Ladder of Success: What You Need to Know About Ladder Safety. However, hanging decorations, at home or at work, can pose plenty of serious risks and dangers. Regarding ladder safety , the first thing to consider is choosing the right ladder for your needs.

Understanding Risk on the Road

Construction Business Owner

Understanding Risk on the Road. As much as you’d like to assume safety is always top of mind in the construction industry, it’s important not to take anything for granted. Alex Headley. Mon, 11/08/2021 - 07:30.

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From Zero to Hero: Construction Risk Management

Safety Services Company

IS YOUR BUSINESS EFFECTIVELY PRIORITIZING CONSTRUCTION RISK MANAGEMENT? Truth be told, every industry involves risk. Ever-present risks can delay or completely derail investments. With that said, construction risk management should be a priority for your company.

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From Zero to Hero: Construction Risk Management

Safety Services Company

How Well Does Your Business Prioritize Construction Risk Management? Truth be told, every industry involves risk. Ever-present risks can delay or completely derail investments. With that said, construction risk management should be a priority for your company. Legal Risks.

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Who Is Responsible For Temporary Worker Safety?

FDR Safety

Who Is Responsible For Temporary Worker Safety? OSHA has made it clear that staffing agencies and host employers are jointly responsible for temporary worker safety. Two years ago in Alabama, OSHA found that both permanent and temporary employees at an auto parts manufacturer faced the danger of being caught in machinery or hit by objects and the risk of suffering amputations. Prioritize your own company’s Safety Culture. Just ask OSHA.

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Difference Between Safety Glasses and Safety Goggles

Work Gearz

So, knowing about the right safety gears to protect your eyes from hazards is very crucial. And when it comes to the selection between safety glasses and safety goggles, the battle is real! Safety goggles fit tightly to the face covering the entire area around the eyes.

How data, tech and 'heart' can mitigate jobsite safety risks

Construction Dive

Contractors need to analyze and act on robust data, change the corporate culture and implement technologies to reduce injuries and retain employees, construction safety experts say

Manage Safety Risk – Get a “2 Fer”

FDR Safety

Our guest blogger today is Mike White , a new senior advisor for FDRsafety who comes to us after a great career at GM, where he was most recently Global Safety Director. If you manage for risk, you also manage for compliance. However, if you manage for compliance, you may overlook risk and hazards that result in serious or fatal injuries. I recently retired from General Motors where I spent the last part of my career as Global Safety Director.

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Episode 10: System-Based Safety: The Cornerstone of Your Safety Program

Safety Services Company

It’s better to fix the systematic root of a safety hazard before you try to fix safety attitudes. That’s why a system-based safety approach, where you fix an issue through system alterations, is the best way to launch a safety program.

Process Safety vs. Personal Safety

Safety Services Company

Process Safety vs. Personal Safety. For anyone working in safety or in a high-risk industry such as a refinery or manufacturing plant, you’re probably heard the term process safety. In several key ways, process safety is different from occupational health and safety, so why should you know the difference? How can it affect workers onsite if you are already focusing on personal and behavioral safety? Personal Safety. Process Safety.

EP04: Essential Lessons for a New Safety Professional

Safety Services Company

_. When you’re just starting out in the safety field, it’s important to embrace the idea that you don’t know it all. shares some hard-earned lessons for new safety professionals. Lessons for new safety professionals. Safety certifications are important.

Construction Safety Meetings: 7 Key Topics You Need to Address

Safety Services Company

No matter what you call them — safety meetings can be an effective way to quickly incorporate safety into your day-to-day operation without interfering with production. We’ve put together a list of the top 7 construction safety meeting topics you should be addressing regularly.

The Importance of Safety During Disaster Relief

FDR Safety

Natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods present significant high-risk hazards to restoration employees, recovery workers and volunteers. For more advice on safety, please please reach out to FDRsafety. The past several months have been as chaotic as any.

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Your New Boss May Not Really Understand Safety | Part 2

FDR Safety

This article is apart of our “Tools For Building a Foundation in Safety” series by Luke Contos. Second , as soon as practical, begin the training and implementation on some form of shop-floor level risk assessment, such as Task Based Risk Assessment (TaBRA).

From Good to Great: A Guide to Safety Measures When Working Outdoors

The Constructor

Employees who work outdoors face a more significant risk of contracting injury or illnesses than their co-workers who work indoors. Safety GuideBe it the summer.

Building The Foundation For A Great Safety Culture

FDR Safety

The idea of safety is misconstrued on a daily basis as a “Have To”, “How To” or “Learn To” idea. Despite these reminders of how to be safe, to see significant change in safety in any setting, it requires a mindset and culture built around the concept of Safety. Here are two significant steps towards establishing a great safety culture. Great safety cultures take time, persistence, and continual effort to create and maintain.

PTD Before Risk Assessment: A Historical Perspective

FDR Safety

It chronicles the foundations and evolution that brought those engaged in the practice of engineering and safety to the current state of PTD in one company. Many forces and efforts have led those of us who are engaged in the practice of safety to where we are in PTD today, but with this article, the author presents a glimpse of the fundamental occurrences in one industry that have led to the progressive use of PTD in other industries.

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The power of risk assessment

FDR Safety

If you were to embark on the most detailed kind of inspection possible of a manufacturing plant or construction site and identify every potential safety hazard – even those with a microscopic chance of occurring – no doubt the list could be long. Simply put, risk assessment prioritizes the safety hazards in a workplace according to their severity and likelihood of occurrence. At FDRsafety, we are proud to include among our ranks experts in risk assessment and reduction.

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4 Best Radiation Safety Glasses

Work Gearz

While we were there, I got to talking with the radiologist about the pair of safety glasses he wore, and one thing led to another. He, and his colleagues, accepted my request to research the best radiation safety glasses the market currently has to offer. Pb Lead Lens Safety Glasses.

Preventive Maintenance Can Reduce Safety Risk

FDR Safety

Preventive maintenance and safety are disciplines not typically seen as closely related, but bridging the two silos can help identify low probability risks with severe injury potential. A risk assessment of your facility and processes, talking with maintenance workers and supervisors about tasks infrequently / rarely performed, and other means to gain input on jobs not typically reviewed are steps in the right direction. Is safety part of the work routine?

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4 Safety Tips Every Construction Worker Should Know

Construction Marketing

Worried about your safety at work? The best way to avoid injury is to follow these important safety tips that every construction worker should know. Malfunctioning equipment is one of the greatest risks in a work place. Wear Proper Safety Gear. Wearing the proper safety equipment will help you and those around you stay safe in the work environment, especially high visibility clothing. It simply isn’t worth risking your life to get a job done faster.

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11 Safety Tips When Handling And Storing Construction Materials

Construction Marketing

Here are some safety tips to consider in handling and storing construction materials: 1. Therefore, you should have the appropriate storage tanks to ensure safety. Clear and visible signs are required to guarantee everyone’s safety on the construction site.

Episode 11: How Collaboration with Employees Can Fix Safety Blind Spots

Safety Services Company

Safety is not something that can be solved by one person alone. Jason Damm is the Natural Resources Project Manager and Health and Safety Coordinator at Metric Environmental. No one health and safety person has all the answers for any of this.

How to Minimize Risk on Your Construction Site

Construction Junkie

With intelligent, scalable, and effective security services, you can minimize risk and keep your assets secure. However, safety risks are far from the only threat that construction sites are exposed to. Site access points are another high-risk area on job sites.

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