Category Archives: Environment, Health & Safety (EHS)

Are you too busy…

Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it. Those who work the safest way, live to see another day. So tell me “Are you too BUSY, too TIRED or too SMART for SAFETY?“ Also Read: (Part … Continue reading

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(Part II) (1 of 2) Construction Focus Four: Struck-By Hazards

What is a struck-by hazard? Struck-by injuries are produced by forcible contact or impact between the injured person and an object or piece of equipment. Having said that, it is important to point out that in construction, struck-by hazards can … Continue reading

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(Part I) (2 of 2) Construction Focus Four: Fall Hazards

How can I protect myself from fall hazards? 1. Use fall protection equipment. On a construction site, there are three generally acceptable methods of protection for workers who are exposed to vertical drops of 6 feet or more. 1.1 Guardrails are … Continue reading

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(Part I) (1 of 2) Construction Focus Four: Fall Hazards

What is a fall hazard? A fall hazard is anything at your work site that could cause you to lose your balance or lose bodily support and result in a fall. Fall hazards are present at most work sites and … Continue reading

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Initiating First Aid/CPR…. in Your Workplace

“An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure”, especially in an emergency situation when seconds count. Sudden illness or injury can often cause irreversible damage or death to the victim unless proper care is initiated as soon as … Continue reading

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