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Safe Lifting Techniques to Protect your Back from Injury

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.

If you regularly move heavy objects at the job site, learn several techniques you can use to protect your back from injury. Read more

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OSHA’s Recommended Construction Health and Safety Practices

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 If your safety policies are old or outdated, now is the time to update your strategy with these OSHA-approved tips.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

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Cool Tips for Working as a Contractor in Hot Weather

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