Scaffolding is a popular construction tool used for jobs of all types and sizes. It is the perfect solution when you need movement at a higher level than ground level, saving you time while roofing, installing windows, painting, and more. Although height and reach can be attained with ladders, they can often make for an unstable platform. Scaffolding puts a worker directly in front of the surface he needs to work on, without awkward angles. Providing a flat, even surface also ...
What is the most frequently used tool or equipment in your arsenal? It should be your safety gear! Protective gear is not just for the construction jobsite. Your home workshop, personal residence, and yard can become just as dangerous as a jobsite when tools are involved. Keep reading to be sure that all body parts are covered.
Protect Your Head
Safety helmets protect your head against falling objects, flying objects, and many other hazards. Of course, they are only effective when they are ...
Each year in the spring, National Work Zone Awareness Week is held to bring national attention to motorist and worker safety in work zones. It is designed to inform motorists about the dangers of driving through work zones and of the perils faced by construction and maintenance workers. This year’s theme is “Drive Like You Work Here!”
Safety Tips for Drivers
Pay attention by keeping your eyes on the road and avoiding all distractions like changing the radio station, eating or drinking, and ...
Everyone knows practicing safety on a construction site is a must. Accidents on a construction site have the potential to be life-threatening due to large equipment, hazardous materials, power tools, and extreme conditions. Construction leaders have to safeguard their employees workplace to reduce accidents and promote work site safety.
5 Measures for Improving Work Site Safety
1) Safety Training for New Hires
Safety is a skill set that needs to be learned before ever setting foot on the construction site. A few essentials that need ...
Track loaders and skid steer loaders are very popular rental choices. The reasons are quite clear to us. These loaders are efficient, hardworking tools perfect for one-time job usage. The wide range of quick change attachments, including different types and sizes of buckets, backhoes, forks, hammers, rakes, and augers make these work horses very versatile. We have found loaders to be popular for use in building, construction, landscaping, farm work, and beyond. Loaders are loved because they make quick work of manual ...
The synonyms for cleanliness include spotlessness, tidiness, neatness, and orderliness. I would venture to guess that these are not words you normally use to describe your work site! However, work site cleanliness is an important issue. Keeping a work site clean improves safety, reduces waste, increases efficiency, and leaves a better impression on those visiting your site.
Use these tips to keep your work site clean and safe:
First and foremost, cleaning the work site is way easier when it is ongoing. ...