Safety Spotlight: OSHA’s Top 10 Most-Cited Standards

John Chaney

When people are busy, though, safety can sometimes take a backseat to speed. But that way of thinking can be pretty detrimental, though, as a safety incident at one of your jobsites can really derail a project and could hurt the business’s bottom line.

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Safety Culture Exercise: Improving Attitudes Towards Safety

FDR Safety

Creating an effective Safety Culture is something we at FDRsafety preach daily to our clients, partners, friends, and family. Safety has been long thought of and approached as a “how to” subject, when it actuality it is far more a “why” subject.

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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. Prioritize your own company’s Safety Culture. The post Who Is Responsible For Temporary Worker Safety?

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Cold Weather Safety Tips for Construction

John Chaney

When one side of the world is focusing on heat safety, the other is ramping up for cold weather worker exposure. Plan to prevent cold weather safety issues at your jobsites. Best Practices Featured employees jobsite safety

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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

4 Safety Tips Every Construction Worker Should Know

Construction Marketing Blog

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. Wear Proper Safety Gear. By being vigilant with your safety and that of others, you are far more likely to avoid injury.

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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. Here are two significant steps towards establishing a great safety culture. Accident Prevention Safety and sustainability

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Safety Programs

The Safety Blog

Safety Programs. Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going continue to cover the ins and outs of Safety Programs. This week, we're going cover the ins and outs of what should be included in your workplace safety program. Establishing Safety Programs. Safety Tips

Good Safety Signage

FDR Safety

There are good safety signs, bad safety signs and those that don’t tell you anything. An example of a “bad safety sign” is shown to the right. Regardless of the amount of text or symbols, remember that point of use and clearly stated cautions are key to any safety sign.

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Infographic – Construction Safety

cnstrctr

Today we thought we would bring you a few different infographics from the community regarding safety in comstruction. The Different Types of Safety Vests. The post Infographic – Construction Safety appeared first on cnstrctr.

How BIM is empowering safety on site

Geniebelt

Safety BIM construction site safety safety in constructionIn most cases, the discussion around Building Information Modeling (BIM) tends to focus on the potential efficiency and financial benefits that it may entail for the construction industry.

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3 Ways Investing In Safety Staff Leads To Successful Projects

FDR Safety

While there are certain areas of a project that can subsist with lower funding, safety is not one of them. There is an abundance of reasons why it pays to spend more money on safety professionals as opposed to trying to save money in this department. .

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OSHA Safety

The Safety Blog

OSHA Safety & Compliance. Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going to cover the ins and outs of OSHA safety and compliance. Workplace inspections and investigations are conducted by OSHA compliance safety and health officers trained in safety and industrial hygiene.

Safety Around Powerlines – Part II

FDR Safety

Sydney Delprato, GSP, is the Safety Coordinator at Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative in Hughesville, Maryland. Graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Safety Science.

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Las Vegas Raiders Not Gambling On Workplace Safety

FDR Safety

But before the group of about 300 workers embark on a day’s work, they gather for a message: safety first. If you have yet to read the above article, this is an excellent example of how the implementation of a Safety Culture can positively impact a project no matter the size or budget.

Safety Procedures at Construction Site – Safety Precautions and PPEs

The Constructor

Every construction site involves activities which can be dangerous for safety of workmen. So, safety procedures need to be followed PPEs to be used. How To Guide Safety Guide Construction safety

Integrating Temporary Safety Staff With Full Time Employees

FDR Safety

Naturally this can cause problems on job sites especially in relationships between temporary safety managers and full time workers. In any industry where employees are at risk, it’s imperative to build a mutual respect between temporary safety staff and full time employees.

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Bluebeam Tips: Construction Safety Hazards using Pictograms

Carol Hagen

How’s this for trench safety? OSHA’s new Hazard Communication Standard goes into effect June 1, 2015 and will require pictograms on labels as a safety measure. Use Bluebeam to help you with safety talks, acting as a visual aid. Why visuals are so important to safety.

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New Safety Systems Aim to Improve Jobsite Safety Awareness

ENR Construction

Advanced technologies seek to enhance new and traditional efforts to protect construction workers from an array of safety hazards

How to Use Safety Signs So That They’re Effective

Construction Marketing Blog

If you own or run a business and it carries any kind of hazard or risk to employees, visitors or passing members of the public then you need to use safety signs to let people know about the potential dangers. Where should these safety signs be used? Resource Uncategorized Safety

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Online Safety Training

The Safety Blog

Online Safety Training. Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going continue to cover the ins and outs of online safety training programs. This week, we’re going cover why you should implement an online safety training program. Online Safety Training Programs.

Safety Measures to Prevent Accidents at Building Construction Site

The Constructor

Safety measures at construction sites helps to prevent unforeseen accidents. Construction Construction Safety How To Guide Safety Guide safetyAccidents at construction sites may lead to loss of life and involve.

Safety Around Powerlines: Part I

FDR Safety

Sydney Delprato, GSP, is the Safety Coordinator at Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative in Hughesville, Maryland. Graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Safety Science.

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Construction Worker Safety Issues: Weighing in on Silica Standards

Commercial Construction

Construction worker safety is a priority for Englewood Construction. Like most successful construction firms, Englewood Construction makes construction worker safety a top priority.

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Common Sense Workplace Safety

The Safety Blog

Workplace Safety. Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going to cover workplace safety. Freedom from danger is a wonderful concept, but to make that goal a reality requires considerable planning, training, commitment, management skills, and above all THINKING about workplace safety.

4th Of July Safety Tips

FDR Safety

FDRsafety’s Safety Culture Training has impacted over 500,000 members of our nation’s workforce by focusing on “The Why” of Safety. Our Experts motivate workers to want to be safe, and improves safety performance throughout organizations.

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One-Stop Safety Training

The Safety Blog

Safety Training. Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going to cover the ins and outs of safety training. Good pre-job safety training can help reduce the risk, but it is not always readily available or adequate. It is equally important to emphasize safety and health.

Everyday Employee Safety

The Safety Blog

How to Promote Employee Safety in the Workplace. Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going to cover employee safety. On the job safety is a program of proactive participation between employers, supervisors, and employees; safety is everyone’s business. Safety Tips

Process Safety Management

The Safety Blog

Process Safety Management. Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going to cover the ins and outs of process safety managment. Process Safety Management Information. Use these safety guidelines to understand and enhance your role in process safety management.

PPE for Industrial Safety

The Safety Blog

PPE for Industrial Safety . Welcome to Safe Friday, this week we’re going to cover the ins and outs of PPE for industrial safety. Foot and leg protection: Metatarsal guards, toe guards, foot and shin guards, steel-toed boots, industrial safety shoes/boots, and leggings.

How To Create Effective Safety Signage

FDR Safety

There is good safety signage, bad safety signage and those that don’t tell you anything. An example of a “bad safety signage” is shown to the right. Regardless of the amount of text or symbols, remember that point of use and clearly stated cautions are key to any safety sign.

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Pairing Safety with Productivity

Construction Business Owner

In the construction industry, safety and productivity seem to compete for priority, but when viewed as a necessary pair, they work together to increase efficiency.

A Few Words On Silo Syndrome And Safety

FDR Safety

The Safety Department interacts with Safety, Manufacturing with manufacturing, and so on. In such situations, you might find teams of employees bypassing needed safeguards or safety procedures in the quest for greater efficiency and productivity.

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Safety Glasses, Eye Protection & You

The Safety Blog

Safety Glasses, Eye Protection & You. Welcome to Safe Friday, today we’re going to cover safety glasses, eye safety, and eye protection. An eyewash or safety shower is considered a first aid measure, not a preventative one. Safety Tips

The Real Cost of Construction Safety

John Chaney

This week, I’m pleased to welcome David DeVita, a safety expert with 20 years of experience, from Carolina Safety Consultants.

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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

Fire and Safety Features of High-Rise Buildings and Structures

The Constructor

Fire and other safety features of high rise buildings and structures is essential. Construction Engineering & Management Construction safetyTypes and concerns related to these features is discussed.

Are Your Safety Policies Asking for Trouble?

FDR Safety

FDRsafety supports and promotes employers developing strong safety policies, training their employees and enforcing those policies. Mike Taubitz spent many years in top positions at General Motors, including stints as Global Safety Director and Global Regulatory Liaison. He has a strong interest in lean manufacturing and its relationship to safety and in sustainability, and is recognized internationally for his expertise in machine guarding.

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SAFETY MANAGEMENT AT CONSTRUCTION SITE

The Constructor

SAFETY MANAGEMENT IN CONSTRUCTION Good house keeping should be maintained at all situations. Safety hemlets, shoes, belts should be given to the. How To Guide Safety Guide Construction safety

Workplace safety in construction: Then vs now

Geniebelt

Workplace safety laws establish regulations designed to eliminate personal injuries, both physical and psychological, occurring in the workplace and the Statue protecting the health and safety of workers in the workplace is OSHA or The Occupational and Safety Health Administration. The factor that led the Congress to establish OSHA and the Mine Safety and Health. Guest Posts safety in construction workplace safety

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