Construction Safety


News & Articles

  • Comments Due on Draft NIOSH Research Agenda for Construction

    The comment deadline is Nov. 27, but only a handful of comments have been posted.

  • Crane Operator Certification Deadline: November 2018

    OSHA final rule this month sets Nov. 10, 2018, as the date for employers in U.S. construction industries to comply with a requirement for crane operator certification.

  • Vestas Repowering Lofty Austrian Wind Farm

    The wind turbine maker reported it will provide nine V112-3.45 MW turbines to repower the existing turbines and has developed a customized solution to ensure safe and efficient transportation of the wind turbines to and from the remote site.

  • Oregon Company Fined After Fatal Fall

    "We're seeing a continuing pattern of these uncontrolled risks in the construction industry, and as a result, there's been a significant number of deaths and severe injuries," said Anne Soiza, L&I's assistant director for the Division of Occupational Safety and Health.

  • UN Organization Stresses Safe Construction in Hurricane Repairs

    "With this house, we have ensured that Tessa and her children have a safe home," said Jan-Willem Wegdam, UNIOM's team leader in Dominica. "The community sees there is actually something happening, and we have completed the training of our carpenters on safe construction skills."

  • 20 Nonprofits Get MIOSHA Grants

    "We're pleased to award these grants to employer groups, labor organizations, and other non-profits that have demonstrated innovation and diversity in their training programs," MIOSHA Director Bart Pickelman said. "We appreciate the collaborative effort of these grantees and their mutual commitment toward preventing workplace injuries and illnesses."


Products

  • ActivArmr® 97-200 Flame Resistant & Impact Protection Gloves

    ActivArmr® 97-200 Flame Resistant & Impact Protection Gloves

    Ansell ActivArmr® 97-200 flame resistant and impact protection gloves are engineered to stand up to the challenges inherent to oil and gas drilling operations, meeting NFPA 2112 work wear flame resistant requirements and provide tactility, dexterity and the ability to complete intricate tasks more efficiently.

  • ActivArmr® 97-013 Medium Duty HI-VIZ Gloves Offer High Visibility with the Enhanced Protection Needed in More Rugged Environments

    Ansell ActivArmr 97 013 Medium Duty HI VIZ

    Ansell ActivArmr 97-013 Medium Duty HI-VIZ™ gloves are specially designed with a highly reflective back for safety in low-visibility and dark environments. They’re engineered with the industry leading combination of high-tech Techcor® hand protection plus all-day comfort and wet/dry grip. Test them at the ASSE Expo, June 8-10, Orlando, Fl, Ansell Booth #821. Find out more by calling 855-868-5540.

  • INDUSTRIAL FLASHLIGHT

    Industrial flashlight

    The PolyTac® LED HP from Streamlight® Inc. is built for a wide variety of industrial and utility uses. The unit features 150 lumens of measured system output; 15,000-candela peak beam intensity; C4® power LED technology; a deep-dish parabolic reflector; and a polycarbonate lens with a scratch-resistant coating.


Whitepapers

  • Complying with the OSHA Final Rule Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illness

    In May of 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses” to revise its recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses regulation. The final rule requires employers in certain industries to electronically submit to OSHA injury and illness recordkeeping data included on the 300A, 300, and 301 forms.


Videos

  • GE Wind Turbine Installation in the Netherlands

    Witness the installation of a GE wind turbine 3.6-137 in the Netherlands and experience in this 2017 GE Europe video how this giant is being built to deliver energy to households, hospitals, and public institutions. GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. www.ge.com

  • Caltrans: Old Antlers Bridge Demolition

    Months and sometimes years of planning go into the many California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) projects. When it comes to bridge demolition, careful coordination and monitoring is a necessity when placing the charges or looking at the effects of the blast on the surrounding environment. And timing can be critical. But what happens when Mother Nature gets involved? This February 2017 Caltrans News Flash shows how Caltrans recently had to quickly switch gears when the first demolition of the old Antlers Bridge in Shasta County was affected by severe weather that produced an unexpected outcome.

  • Hwy 50 Slipout: Caltrans News Flash #120

    Recent winter storms have seriously impacted roadways across California. U.S. Highway 50 in El Dorado County has been especially hard hit. In this Caltrans News Flash, spokesman Tony Arias takes you behind the scenes where a portion of the highway has given way, resulting in the reduction of the roadway to one lane in each direction.