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Train Construction Employees to Guard Against OSHA’s ‘Fatal Four’

While there are numerous conditions on a construction job site that prove hazardous — and they are all worth protecting against via adequate equipment and employee training — a few risk factors stand out from the rest. These are the … Continue reading

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OSHA’s top cited violations

What are some of the most common OSHA citations? The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released its latest data on the most frequently cited violations. Although the most cited violations from the 2015 fiscal year may seem similar to last year’s, … Continue reading

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Fall protection remains number one cited OSHA violation

Why is fall protection so important? According to Safety and Health Magazine, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has named its fall protection standard the most frequently cited violation again, for the fifth year in a row. The entire list, which … Continue reading

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OSHA: Falls are leading cause of death in construction industry

More construction industry employees die from falling than from any other work-related hazard, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The federal agency is currently running a nationwide safety campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of falls … Continue reading

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Online Safety Training for the Construction Industry

According to OSHA, nearly 6.5 million people go to work at a construction site every day. Numerous hazards can be found around a construction site. OSHA standards do not exist for the sake of being able to hand out citations, … Continue reading

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