National Safety Stand-Down – Day 4 – Roof Safety

National Safety Stand-Down – Day 4 – Roof Safety

Roofing work can be dangerous even in the best weather conditions. OSHA reports that falls from roofs account 34% of all fall deaths. Proper preventative and safety measures should be used when performing roof work to avoid injuries.  When accessing a roof, you may be...
National Safety Stand-Down – Day 3 – Ladder Safety

National Safety Stand-Down – Day 3 – Ladder Safety

Even the thought of climbing a ladder can be scary for some people. The potential for falls and serious injury is high. Safety on ladders is an essential part of the overall safety of our jobsites. We must be sure to follow ladder safety precautions. Choose the Right...
National Safety Stand-Down: Day 2 – Scaffold Safety

National Safety Stand-Down: Day 2 – Scaffold Safety

Scaffolds can tip over, collapse or employees can fall through improper planking. Employees on the job site must recognize hazards while setting up, using and taking down scaffolds. Use guardrails or personal fall arrest systems when scaffold work platforms exceed 10...
Day 1 – National Safety Stand-Down Week

Day 1 – National Safety Stand-Down Week

Being safe is the most important rule on a jobsite and OSHA cites falls as the leading cause of fatalities in the construction industry. Most of us are required to wear hardhats, gloves and safety glasses, and anyone working on lifts, ladders or scaffolding must wear...