Construction Safety

News & Articles

  • Six Dead in Bridge Collapse at FIU

    A new pedestrian bridge under construction near the campus of Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing eight cars underneath the concrete slabs.

  • EU-OSHA Partners Preparing for Dangerous Substances Campaign

    The campaign will address dangerous substances that can cause chronic or acute illness, such as respiratory diseases, cancer, mesothelioma, poisoning, skin diseases, reproductive problems and birth defects, and allergies.

  • Florida Contractor Fined $271,606 in Trench Collapse

    The investigation was part of OSHA's National Emphasis Program on Trenching and Excavation, and Jax Utilities Management Inc. has been placed in OSHA's Severe Violator Enforcement Program.

  • OSHA to Start Enforcing New Beryllium Rule in May

    OSHA said it also will begin enforcing on May 11, 2018, the new, lower 8-hour permissible exposure limit and short-term (15-minute) exposure limit for construction and shipyard industries.

  • NCCCO Says Don't Sit Out OSHA's One-Year Delay

    "It's not the first time the industry has had to come to terms with an extension of this rule, but, in the minds of most safety-conscious professionals, this should not be a reason to further delay training and certification," said NCCCO CEO Graham Brent.

  • Top-Line Concerns

    Head and face hazards are a constant for workers in construction, waste management, and in some manufacturing settings.


  • 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

    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.


  • 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.


  • 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.

  • 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.