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.
Did you know that more than 3.6 million American workers suffer a serious job-related injury or illness every year? This high number of incidents is a reminder to all contracting companies of the importance of implementing health and safety practices on-the-job. If your safety policies are old or outdated, now is the time to update your strategy with these OSHA-approved tips. Read more
Thousands of workers across the country fall victim to occupational heat exposure every year. Some even die. In fact, over 40 percent of those deaths occur in the construction industry. These preventable incidents can affect anyone working as a contractor in hot weather regardless of their age or condition.
As summer begins, learn how you can prevent your workers from getting unnecessarily sick in the sun. Read more
Through apprenticeships and on-the-job experience, you have probably already developed a toolbox of tricks. But, regardless of how many years you have worked in residential plumbing, there is always more to learn. From pipes to water pressure, these plumber’s tips aim to make your life easier. Read more