More stories about Safety

  • Silica Dust Requirements for Construction Sites

    OSHA has proposed new more stringent permissible exposure limits for respirable silica dust on jobsites that the construction industry feels are overly stringent and unachievable.

  • Fall Protection Showcase at World of Concrete

    The showcase was a hands-on education/demonstration area where attendees learned how to properly use personal fall protection equipment and review the three vital components that make up a complete fall protection system—anchorage, body support, and means of connection.

  • HiVol Water Tanks

    HiVol Water Tanks deliver exceptional safety in a design that optimizes capacity and enhances travel safety.

  • Choose Hand Safety

    Developed with the Masonry Research to Practice Partnership, this web site includes safety information tailored for the trowel trades, but there's information anyone can use — how to select hand tools and gloves, and training materials on how to identify hazards and protect your hands.

  • Protecting Temporary Workers: Whose Responsibility is It?

    OSHA recently launched an initiative to protect temporary workers from jobsite hazards. Here is what concrete producers need to know.

  • Pouch Helps Prevent Accidents

    Tool pouch's unique self-closure trap system accommodates many different-sized parts.

  • Clark Pacific Wins 2013 AGC Safety Award

    West-Sacramento-based Clark Pacific received the highly coveted Construction Safety and Excellence Award at a ceremony hosted recently by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

  • CalCIMA Announces Safety Awards Recipients

    The California Construction & Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) announces the recipients of the 2013 CalCIMA Excellence in Safety Awards.

  • 12 Steps to a Safe Construction Site

    A white paper by global commercial property and casualty insurer The ACE Group provides 12 steps to ingraining safety consciousness throughout an organization.

  • Devices Improve Drivers' Visibility

    Industry has developed devices to either improve vision or to alert drivers to objects in blind spots.