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OSHA Construction Ladder Requirements for Fall Protection

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn The Fatal Four are the four most common causes of death in the construction industry, according to OSHA. At the top of this list are falls, accounting for nearly 40% of all construction fatal injuries. Proper safety rails and equipment are essential to secure your roofing site and protect your workers. Ladders …

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Top Safety Tips & Tools for Welding During Roof Construction

For commercial buildings and modern residential builds, roofs built with a stainless steel base are key for strength and durability. Compared to other materials like wood or concrete, stainless steel is known to withstand extreme weather conditions and has a longer lifespan. Although it brings many benefits, it can also be dangerous to install. To …

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Best Ways to Safely Transport Machinery & Equipment Between Construction Sites

If you run a construction agency or are planning a project across multiple locations, you may need to transport heavy machinery and equipment between sites. Depending on the size and weight of the equipment, this can be challenging, especially if you need to travel far. Luckily, with the right planning and professional assistance, you can …

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How Far from the Edge of the Roof Should Safety Rails Be Placed?

Safety is the top priority on any construction site, especially when working on rooftops and at tall heights. Having a proper fitting and functioning safety rail system not only protects workers from accidents and falls but also keeps your site within OSHA compliance. One of the most common mistakes made when installing a railing system …

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How to Protect Construction Site During a Snowstorm

How to Protect an Outdoor Construction Site from Winter Snowstorms When the forecast calls for a winter snowstorm, it’s important to take the necessary steps to protect your outdoor construction site. Piles of snow and sheets of ice can create hazards on your site, stall equipment, and delay project timelines. Luckily, there are tools, equipment, …

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Top Autumn Construction Safety Tips

As autumn leaves start to fall, construction companies gear up for a season that demands heightened safety measures. The unique challenges of autumn, from slippery surfaces to unpredictable weather, make safety a top priority for construction sites. In this guide, we’ll explore the essential safety tips that construction companies should embrace during the fall months.  …

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How to Wear Safety Goggles While Wearing Prescription Glasses

Are you someone who relies on prescription glasses to see clearly? Whether it’s for reading, working on your computer, or simply navigating the world, your glasses are an essential part of your daily life. But what happens when you need to wear safety goggles? Perhaps you work in an environment where eye protection is crucial, …

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