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Recordkeeping for Compliance

In the construction industry, employers with more than 10 employees are required to keep a record of serious work-related injuries and illnesses. Starting this month until April, a summary of the work-related injuries from 2017, are also required to be prominently displayed in the workplace. Although minor injuries requiring first aid only do not need […]


Backup Safety: The Hazards of Blind Spots

Construction vehicles on a job site present a number of hazards, and the backup function is one of them. Whenever an operator has an obstructed view to the rear, OSHA recommends a backup alarm or a spotter to prevent accidents. While OSHA does not specifically require backup alarms on powered industrial trucks, such as forklifts, […]


Winter Weather Safety Measures

Construction workers who have to work through wind and snow during low and freezing temperatures are at risk for a number of hazards that are particular to these winter months. Safety measures for these jobs require increased vigilance for site managers. Providing engineering controls such as radiant heaters, scheduling frequent short breaks in warm areas, […]