IS THE SKY FALLING? NO – AND YOUR TOOLS SHOULDN’T EITHER!
For all objects at height – including humans – the focus always should be on preventing things from falling rather than on catching objects, or on limiting the damage after they fall.
DECEMBER 2018 SAFETY FACTS AND SNACKS
A culture of safety starts at the top. Kristi VanSoest, President and CEO of SRI, will speak on ways to increase safety participation through coaching and leadership.
REPLACING METAL DECKING
Southern Roofing replacing metal decking on a project in Columbus, IN.
IS YOUR SAFETY PROGRAM RENTED OR OWNED?
Outsourced Safety Programs seldom create a deep sense of ownership and engagement. They are like rental cars - they are just used, not owned.
ASSEMBLING A POTAIN SELF-ERECTING CRANE
RH Marlin employees assembling a Potain Self-Erecting Crane.
STEEL STRUCTURE CONSTRUCTION
Flaherty & Collins erecting a steel structure in Elkhart, IN for a commercial building attached to a large upscale living complex.
REDUCING THE RISK OF MANUAL MATERIALS HANDLING
Tasks such as carrying boxes or lifting crates lead to hundreds of thousands of injuries a year. Here are some steps you can take to assess the risks in your workplace and reduce this costly occupational hazard.
GUARDRAIL BASICS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
OSHA’s fall protection and guardrail requirements along with the International Building Code (IBC) are standards all builders, contractors and construction workers should follow for optimal building safety.