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  • Hand & Power Tools – Safety Talks

    The use of common tools can become second nature as we use them each day. We tend to overlook the hazards that these tools present. It’s good to remind yourself of the potential hazards so you don’t become complacent. Inspect tools before each use: On power tools, check for damaged or cracked housing, power source […] READ MORE...

  • The Fatal Four: Prolific hazards in the construction industry

    Introduction Construction sites expose workers to a plethora of potential hazards however, there are four that OSHA has labeled as the Fatal Four. These four hazards account for the majority of injury and death (63.7% in FY 2016) among construction workers and account for over 21% of total deaths in private industry. What are the […] READ MORE...

  • Construction Worksite Safety – Safety Talks

    When entering a construction site, there are many safety requirements to keep in mind. Most are common sense and may sound repetitive, however it never hurts to review the following points regarding construction worksite safety. How to Identify a Construction Site: The perimeter of a construction site is usually defined by a barrier such as […] READ MORE...