Construction Safety


News & Articles

  • ADOT Sets Second Closure for South Mountain Freeway Construction

    During the closures on successive weekends, crews are restriping lanes and setting nearly 4 miles of concrete barriers on both sites of a widened median, in order to create work zones.

  • Alaska Agency Fines Contractor $280,000 in Fatality Case

    Contractor North Country Services and its owner, Mark Welty, failed to conduct the required engineering survey to determine the state of the wall and whether it could collapse during the work, the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development's investigators concluded, and Welty failed to make sure it was braced or stabilized "despite clear indications the wall was damaged."

  • Miami Transit Accident Kills Construction Worker

    One worker, Oscar Cabrera, 43, died from the fall, and a second man, Luis Perez, was injured, according to multiple reports. Perez was wearing a harness and did not fall to the ground; he clung to a ledge until rescued.

  • Idaho Governor Selects Workforce Development Task Force Members

    The Workforce Development Task Force includes members representing natural resources employers, agribusiness, food processing, advanced manufacturing, high tech, construction, aeronautics, and the energy sector.

  • Too Much Bad News in 2015 CFOI Data

    Dedication, communication, training, effective management and disciplinary action when necessary, and adherence to best practices and current standards are part of the answer.

  • NYCOSH Calls for New Enforcement Strategies, Apprenticeship Programs for Construction Safety

    The New York City Council's housing committee will consider a package of legislation Jan. 31, after NYCOSH called for legislation including an increase in training for construction workers and mandatory apprenticeship programs on large construction sites.


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

  • How Are Pipelines Constructed?

    Learn about the pipeline construction process and the maintenance of pipelines in this Kinder Morgan June 2016 animated video.

  • 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.


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