Virtual Safety Training: What to Expect during a Biden OSHA

FDR Safety

FDRsafety is excited to partner with the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry for a three part Virtual Safety Training series in January, February, and March 2021. The post Virtual Safety Training: What to Expect during a Biden OSHA appeared first on FDRsafety.

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Digital Construction Solutions for Compliance and Safety

Constructech

We are in an era where jobsite safety is paramount—for a number of reasons. We know the National Safety Council says the number of preventable work deaths increased 2% in 2019, totaling 4,572. The safety-management system reduces injury rate by 55-72%.

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“Safety Professionals Staffing Safety Professionals” – Behind The Curtain at FDRsafety

FDR Safety

Staffing safety professionals can be even more difficult. We have a unique process to ease the pain of staffing safety positions for our clients. Our Manager of Field Services, David Dillow, took the time to go behind the curtain at FDRsafety, discussing the everyday experiences of staffing safety professionals in today’s fast-paced world of construction. It’s safety professionals staffing safety professionals and there aren’t many other companies that can say that.

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Winning with Safety

Viewpoint Construction Technology

How Encore Electric developed a Culture of Safety Excellence and was named the safest construction company in America

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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

Safety Nonprofit Releases Collection of Construction Safety Resources

Construction Junkie

Safety training and awareness building are a core fundamental of building a proper safety culture on your jobsites, so it’s important to know the resources that are available to you. Both courses can earn safety professionals up to 3.0 Safety

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2 Upcoming Safety Awareness Events to Encourage a Safer Jobsite

Construction Junkie

courtesy of Construction Safety Week. OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week is currently underway and, if you’re like me and you missed it, there are 2 more upcoming safety awareness weeks that you can get your company involved with. Each day will focus on a different safety topic: Sept.

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

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A Kickoff to Construction Safety Week

PC Construction

Today kicks off the celebration of Construction Safety Week. While safety is a focus every moment of every day on the jobsite, this celebration brings together construction firms from across the U.S. All Safety

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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. Host employers should make sure that their contracts with staffing agencies clearly specify the safety obligations of each party. Prioritize your own company’s Safety Culture. Remembering why safety is important is just as valuable as remembering how. Just ask OSHA.

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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.

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. Through our decades of experience, we have learned that an Effective Safety Culture is something that is developed through individuals buying into the idea that safety is THE TOP VALUE at home and work. 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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How BIM is empowering safety on site

Lets Build

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. Nevertheless, BIM can significantly contribute to the prevention of severe accidents on site, as well. Construction is one of the most hazardous.

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Cold Weather Safety Tips for Construction

Viewpoint Construction Technology

When one side of the world is focusing on heat safety, the other is ramping up for cold weather worker exposure. Much like when we talked about the importance of heat safety on the job , employers are responsible and required to protect workers from safety hazards, including cold temperatures and extreme weather. Plan to prevent cold weather safety issues at your jobsites. Best Practices Featured employees jobsite safety

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What is Job Safety Analysis (JSA) ? [PDF]

The Constructor

Job Safety Analysis (JSA) is a process that breaks down and identifies the dangers of a particular job operation or task by integrating health and. Safety Guide

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Tools for Building a Foundation in Safety

FDR Safety

This blog utilizes research and data from a range of professional safety journals (i.e., Professional Safety) and research reports, and blends it with economic realities and common company leadership expectations. It is written as a series for those who are new to safety or have an expanded role within safety. Lastly, this blog does not intend to be the end all, but is designed to mentor by overviewing basic safety program organization and key concepts. .

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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

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The Importance of Safety During Disaster Relief

FDR Safety

Effective safety and health measures must be integrated within the planning stages of these projects and strictly enforced until completion. 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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Not Sure How to Promote Your Construction Company? Start With Safety

Construction Marketing

Now, in order to secure a contract, it’s important to choose a solid approach, and few are ever as important as safety. Why Safety? One of the best approaches to marketing is to place an emphasis on what safety measures and equipment your company utilizes in daily work.

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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. Trench Safety and Job Site Hazards (photo by Sherry Eklund of Desert View Aerial Photography [link] ). Every safety meeting should incorporate visuals, not just speaking or text.

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Construction Safety Challenge

Constructech

Equally important, construction companies are learning a critical lesson from the coronavirus problem: safety must be paramount. A coalition of critical infrastructure and construction companies has banded together to launch the “ NEXT Coalition ” to promote and share industry safety best practices. The coalition seeks to identify and advance processes and technologies most likely to bolster construction safety in response to COVID-19 and that can be applied in the future.

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Global Safety: A look into Australia's safety operations

Construction Dive

What can global safety leaders teach us locally? Australia is sharing what they’re doing to make construction safer

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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. If you have questions or need help regarding distracted driving or anything safety related, please reach out to FDRsafety.

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Ladder Safety

Safety Services Company

CLIMBING THE LADDER OF SUCCESS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT LADDER SAFETY. Whether you are gearing up for Christmas, training to be a craftsman or managing a construction firm, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has laid out ladder safety guidelines to ensure your workers stay safe when using this tool. Regarding ladder safety , the first thing to consider is choosing the right ladder for your needs. Safety Culture Safety Training

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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. 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.

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

Viewpoint Construction Technology

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. To ensure your crews stay safe and your jobs stay on schedule, it’s worth taking a moment to review the most common safety issues on construction sites. Common Construction Safety Violations in 2017.

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Workplace safety in construction: Then vs now

Lets Build

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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International Truck Adds Safety Features

Construction Equipment

Our DriverFirst philosophy drives us to continually improve product features that matter most to our customers, and safety is

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Tunnel Safety

Constructech

Today, construction of tunnels is getting a boost from technology for improving and monitoring safety. In Korea, GSIL (Great Safety Information Laboratory) is providing an extensive safety management system to Lotte E&C (engineering & construction) for tunneling work being done for the KEPCO (Korea Electric Power Corp.). The system aims to prevent safety accidents and eliminate safety “blind spots” at construction sites.

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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.

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Service and Safety in a COVID World

Flynn

Adapting Customers Service and Safety Protocols to a COVID World. Adapting to changing safety protocols is top of mind, as are the implications for facility design, construction, and maintenance. The post Service and Safety in a COVID World appeared first on Flynn Group of Companies.

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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. . Investing in the right safety professional can help launch a safety culture that will decrease the likelihood of accidents. In relation to safety staffing the phrase “it takes money to save money” is quite accurate.

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CFOs Prioritize Workplace Safety And Employee Health

Business Facilities

As states start to lift COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, survey reveals CFOs expect changes in measures to address workplace safety and employee health. . Read: CFOs Prioritize Workplace Safety And Employee Health at BusinessFacilities.com. Featured Surveys & Research CFOs contact tracing coronavirus COVID-19 COVID-19 CFO Pulse Survey employee health employee protection Employment PwC supply chains Survey workplace safety

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Ladder Safety

Safety Services Company

Climbing the Ladder of Success: What You Need to Know About Ladder Safety. Whether you are gearing up for Christmas, training to be a craftsman or managing a construction firm, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has laid out ladder safety guidelines to ensure your workers stay safe when using this tool. Regarding ladder safety , the first thing to consider is choosing the right ladder for your needs. Safety Tips

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Construction labor shortage exacerbates safety issues

Construction Dive

Safety issues prominent in the industry such as substance abuse, aging employees and accelerated construction schedules are even worse when there's a smaller pool of workers

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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. By making safety THE value each and every morning, The Las Vegas Raiders’ project leaders have created an environment where workers understand the importance of safety and want to be safe.

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Quality and Safety Concern in Building Constructions

The Constructor

Quality control and safety represent increasingly important concerns for project managers. Construction Engineering & Management Safety Guide Construction Construction Management Quality Quality Management safetyThis is because defects or failures in constructed.

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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. Historically, the foundation for “good safety sign” contains symbols with few or no words, with the words or symbols being placed so they make sense to a person seeing the sign for the first time. 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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Construction Industry Safety Coalition Issues Updated COVID-19 Resource Guide for Contractors

Construction Junkie

The Construction Industry Safety Alliance (CISC), has recently updated their COVID-19 Prevention, Preparedness, and Response Plan for Construction. News Project Management Safety

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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. She is heavily involved in SMEC’s incident investigations, safety training, public safety demonstrations, program development, and equipment testing. The post Safety Around Powerlines – Part II appeared first on FDRsafety

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