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Are Respirators or N95 Masks Better for Dust Protection During Construction?

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Dust is one of the biggest and most common hazards on all indoor and outdoor construction sites. Heavy machinery against materials that are cut, drilled, or sanded can blow clouds of dust into the air and the lungs of the workers on-site. The dust created from construction activities can contain harmful particles …

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What Does OSHA’s New Proposed Law Mean for Construction Heat Safety?

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn OSHA, also known as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, is the government agency responsible for ensuring safe and healthy working conditions on all construction sites in the United States. Recently, they have proposed a new law specifically focused on heat safety for construction workers. As temperatures have been increasing across the …

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How to Choose the Right Safety Guardrails for Construction Site

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Safety guardrails play a critical role in protecting workers, pedestrians, and equipment from hazards on construction sites. They are designed to prevent falls, secure the perimeter of the site, and create safe walking paths. Depending on the height, duration, and scale of the construction project, there are a variety of safety guardrail …

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Fall Protection Equipment for Theme Park Construction Safety

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Did you know that about 30,000 accidents occur each year in theme parks? It’s true, and when you think about it, this number isn’t all that surprising. From trips and falls that result in cuts or bruises to more serious incidents that can cause broken bones, brain injuries, and more—theme parks are …

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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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