Construction Safety


News & Articles

  • DOT Moves Gateway Projects Into Funding Queue

    "Building a new rail tunnel under the Hudson to allow for the repair of the ancient and Sandy-damaged tunnels is critical for the countless commuters, shoppers, and tourists who are the lifeblood of our regional economy," U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said.

  • No Serious Injuries in Crane Collapse on Tappan Zee Bridge

    There were five minor injuries in the collapse at the site, which is the largest current U.S. construction project, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said July 19.

  • IOSH Says More Action Needed on Preventable Deaths

    The emphasis comes after an annual rise in work-related deaths in Britain.

  • Westward, Ho: Safety 2017 Set for Denver

    One of the safety industry's best annual events again visits the Mile High City next year. (ASSE's Safety 2012 conference also was in Denver.)

  • DOL Boosts Apprenticeship Aid

    These single-industry contracts will support the growth of apprenticeship programs in health care, construction, transportation and logistics, energy, manufacturing, and information and communications technology. DOL also will award as many as four multi-industry contracts to organizations to help employers from different sectors grow their apprenticeship programs and work together to create a pipeline of skilled workers.

  • Why the Construction Industry Needs to Adopt Leading Indicators

    Continuous improvement and evolution of leading indicators will help your organization continuously improve safety records and reduce risks.


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

  • Know Your Nailer: Nail Gun Safety

    Nail guns are widely used on many construction jobs, especially in residential construction. While they boost productivity in some situations they may also cause tens of thousands of painful injuries each year. By using a nailer in full sequential mode, many of these injuries can be prevented. For more information on nail gun safety: NIOSH Nail Gun Safety: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/nailgun/ Straight Talk about Nail Gun Safety: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2013-149/

  • Standards and Codes for Sustainable Construction in the Gulf

    ASTM International, the International Code Council, and the U.S. International Trade Administration are partnering together to support sustainable construction as the Gulf region continues to grow and thrive. This will enhance the region's efforts in areas such as energy efficiency, water conservation, materials management, building safety, and overall economic growth. The Standards and Codes for Sustainable Construction project is funded in part through the Market Development Cooperator Program at the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration.

  • Work Health: Influencing the Supply Chain Through Partnerships

    This 2015 Safe Work Australia video describes the practical application and business benefits of work health and well-being strategies in an industry case study, focusing on Regson Fabrication, a small construction/manufacturing business.


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