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Summer Construction Safety: Protecting Workers From Sun Damage

Protect Your Crew from the Summer Sun with These Safety Tips Summer is here, and with it comes longer days of intense sunlight. Although this may be exciting for beach days and backyard barbecues, it can pose a hazard to construction workers who are outside all day. Sunburns, dehydration, and sunstroke are all serious risks …

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Painting Indoors Safely: Tips to Stay Ventilated and Protected

How to Keep an Indoor Space Ventilated While Painting When painting indoors, it is important to take precautions to ensure your safety. Inhaling paint fumes and chemicals can be harmful as many paints and painting supplies emit fumes and contain harmful chemicals. To avoid breathing these in, it is important to stay properly ventilated . …

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When to Use a Roofing Guardrail for Your Construction Project

How to Determine if Your Roofing Project Needs a Guardrail Installed Roofing guardrails are a very important piece of safety equipment. Every year, dozens of men and women are killed or injured while working on a roof. Many of these deaths could have been prevented if proper safety precautions had been taken. A guardrail is …

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How to Choose High Quality Construction Equipment

When purchasing tools you need to ensure that they are of high quality so as to serve their intended purposes. The same principle applies when searching for construction equipment, only the consequences of using low quality construction equipment are greater than using poor quality hand tools. Low grade building materials can lead to large unexpected …

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How to Create a Culture of Safety at Your Workplace

Creating a safe work environment is so important to both your employees and the health of your business. There are so many factors that go into creating a culture of safety, including taking every possible precaution, identifying risks, and using tools that can prevent accidents. Identify Potential Risks If you don’t know what risks your …

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