5 Tips for Road Construction Safety Very real dangers can appear at your worksite, especially if you work in road construction. Here are some U.S. Safety’s tips for road construction safety: 1. Follow Safety Training & Protocols Before even stepping onto the worksite, be sure to receive all relevant safety training, including learning all communication…

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Common Worksite Safety Issues That Rarely Get Addressed How often do you pass a worksite only to see an employee very clearly violating a safety protocol? Safety should be considered a priority in EVERY worksite. Accidents on the worksite can be avoided if everyone in the company is aware of the common worksite safety issues.…

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What Are the Hazards of Hot Weather? What Is Heat Stress? Heat stress occurs when our body is unable to cool itself enough to maintain a healthy temperature. Normally, the body cools itself by sweating, but sometimes sweating isn’t enough and the body temperature keeps rising. Heat-related illness can range from mild conditions such as…

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Sidewalk Electrical Safety Protecting the Public From Hazardous Light Poles & Traffic Signals Public shocks and electrocutions due to electrical faults along city sidewalks and roads are rare in the U.S. That does not mean these hazards do not exist. Safety conditions in a workplace setting that would warrant citations, fines or shutting down operations…

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Ladders Tips Falls from ladders can be prevented Use ladders safely! Everyone uses ladders to reach out-of-the-way objects on pantry shelves or closets, to wash windows or clean gutters on the roof of a house. Ladders are so useful and commonplace that they are often taken for granted. That’s a mistake, because falling off a…

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Fall Protection Safety Rules Falls from elevation are a major cause of injuries and deaths in the construction industry. Unfortunately, almost all sites, at some point during construction, have unprotected sides and edges, wall openings, or floor holes. If these sides and openings are not protected, injuries from falls or falling objects may result. All…

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Why is health and safety so important on construction sites? For what reason is health and safety so significant on construction sites? When you think about a construction site, it’s not difficult to picture a half-finished structure with workers exploring around. We tell our children how risky these spots are. Be that as it may,…

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How to cultivate a safety culture? How can an organization accomplish and support an injury-free working environment? The appropriate response is to develop and support a safety culture. That is the most well-known handy solution answer the authors have heard for this question. Surely, that is a definitive result or vision of any exhaustive safety…

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The Role of Risk Management With covid-19 & Its Impact on Pandemics By Bruce K. Lyon and Georgi Popov https://www.assp.org/resources/covid-19/webinars/covid-19-the-role-of-the-risk-management-process-and-its-impact-on-pandemics Uncertainty and fear of the unknow are the real enemies. From an enterprise and strategic perspective, “risk” is defined as “the effect of uncertainty on objectives” (ANSI/ASSP/ISO, 2018). When an organization is faced with significant…

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