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How to Immediately Improve your OSHA Compliance

If you run a contracting business, you have the responsibility to provide a safe environment for your workers. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) mandates that you follow a list of regulations that aim to reduce worker injury and death. Since there is a high cost for failing to achieve OSHA compliance, every contractor needs to know the basics of current Federal regulations. Read more

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Construction Crane Safety Tips that Protect your Whole Team

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction crane accidents were responsible for more than 800 deaths nationwide in the last decade. Although cranes are generally safe, it’s possible for serious injuries and even fatalities to occur when overhead cranes are not inspected or properly used. However, situations like these can be avoided by following a few simple safety tips. Read more

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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