PPE: The Basics for Construction Work

Safety is a major issue for construction workers in all trades. Each year, accidents happen frequently in the construction industry, and often times it is due to the absence of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) or failure to wear the provided PPE. PPE is equipment that will protect workers against health or safety risks on the…

Construction Jobsite

The Other Fatal 4: Less-Considered Major Construction Health Hazards

By: Kim Slowey This post originally appeared in Construction Dive’s Safety Trendline – March 1, 2021 —  Ask anyone familiar with construction hazards, and you’ll likely hear about those on OSHA’s Top 10 Safety Violations annual list or the agency’s Fatal Four — falls, struck-by incidents, electrocutions, and caught-in-between accidents. The danger of falls, in particular, has garnered…