Keep Safety From Going Frigid

Sure winter hazards exist such as hypothermia and ice slips, and these should be addressed. But a hidden threat is the rush that the cold puts workers into. People working outside are often hurrying to finish a task so that they can hop back into their vehicle and get warm again. This leaves [...]
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Check Before you Move

You’ve probably seen the havoc heavy construction equipment can cause. Maybe you know of someone who was killed or badly injured by being run over or backed over. And you may even have seen a parked car that had been crushed. Usually, this kind of accident happens because someone fails to [...]
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Be Alert of Moving Equipment

When construction equipment is rumbling around a project, you’ve got to watch your step. If both construction workers and equipment operators keep their eyes open, no one’s going to get hurt. Following are ways to help you maintain a healthy respect for cranes, dozers, excavators [...]
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General Safety Procedures

General Safety Procedure: “Take 5” for Safety: Before each workday when the crew arrives on the jobsite and after lunch the supervisor will lead the team in a “Take 5” safety meeting. The supervisor will address the day’s tasks as well as associated hazards and defense controls. Each employee [...]
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