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National Ladder Safety Month

Every year over 300 people die in ladder-related accidents, and thousands suffer disabling injuries. Ladder accidents are preventable, but without better safety planning and training and continuous innovation in product design, we will still continue to see far too many fatalities.

Safely Hauling Equipment in the Construction Industry

One of the most crucial but tricky tasks fleet managers handle is moving oversized, heavy loads to different locations. This job is a very...

OSHA Outreach Training Program – Construction

Certain states have 10 and/or 30 hour mandatory training requirements: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and West Virginia.

OSHA Outreach Training Program New Requirements – April 2017

OSHA revised the requirements and procedures for certified instructors in OSHA’s Outreach Training Program goes into effect on April 1, 2017. Latest updates by OSHA involve clarifications of student contact hours, changing card procedures, along with the Trainer Code of Conduct.

Trenching and Excavation Hazards and Safety

Trenching and excavation hazards are one of the most hazardous construction operations and trench-related fatalities have been on the rise. Know Your Rights – Under Federal law, you are entitled to a safe workplace. Training also plays a key role in the prevention of accidents.

Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP)

The Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) is designed to provide incentives and support to employers to develop, implement and continuously improve effective safety...