Roof replacement can be dangerous. But, it doesn’t have to result in injury. If done right, it’s possible for everyone to stay safe while still building a quality roof. Read more
Your back is a sensitive part of your body that can easily be easily injured if you do not practice safe lifting techniques. You can sustain sprains, strains and herniated disks, which may put you out of work and on workers’ comp.
The opioid crisis is quietly killing America’s construction workers. A new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that construction laborers have a higher risk of heroin overdose and are more likely to die of a drug overdose than any other occupation in the nation. Read more
Believe it or not, landscaping is one of the most hazardous industries in the service sector. With a fatality rate eight times higher than other industries, all landscaping workers and employers need to know how to stay safe on-the-job. Read more
OSHA is getting close to finalizing changes to its new crane operator safety requirements. After receiving feedback from stakeholders in the construction industry, the agency is updating a 2010 rule to help ensure that operators of cranes receive the right training for the job. Read more