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The Top 3 Construction Violations (and How to Prevent Them)

The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) inspectors hand out citations across the country for a multitude of violations. Without fail, year after year, the same on-the-job hazards rank at or near the top of the list. General contractors, subcontractors and others often receive construction violations over and over, because they fail to learn how to recognize and avoid these three common work hazards. Read more

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OSHA’s Free Workplace Safety Program Aids Small Businesses

Did you know the cost of accident prevention is usually much lower than what accidents can ultimately cost a business? This is one reason tens of thousands of businesses every year take advantage of OSHA’s workplace safety program. If your job site has health and safety issues (or even if it doesn’t), learn what this free government program can do for you. Read more

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OSHA Safety and Health Program Is Seeking Public Comments

OSHA is a vital part of health and safety in the workplace. Many job sites fear OSHA inspections, but most contractors recognize the importance of maintaining strong standards for keeping workers safe and healthy on the job. It increases productivity and profit and reduces liability. Many don’t realize that it is possible for the everyday contracting business to have a say in these policies. If you’ve been looking for a chance to sound off on health and safety guidelines, the OSHA Safety and Health Program is seeking public comments! Read more

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Tips to Avoid the Cold and Flu Virus in the Workplace

The cold and flu season are in full swing, and every business operator and manager lives in fear of their whole office or workplace being overtaken by an epidemic of illness that has your whole staff down for the count. It’s vital to keep your workplace sanitary and clear of dangers in order to make sure your staff remain healthy throughout the season. Here are some important tips to make sure you keep your workplace clear of the cold and flu virus this winter season. Read more