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Handling Your Top Healthcare Construction Safety Concerns

Construction of healthcare facilities presents a host of challenges for contractors. Open 365 days of the year with employees and patients on-site at all times, these facilities require added security measures and minimal disruption to daily operations to protect the safety and well-being of patients, employees and the general public.  Read more...

Safety Flash: Fall Through Hole

Recently an apprentice electrician was helping install lightning protection at a construction project. It was the employee's first day on the project. While preparing to install electrical equipment, the apprentice was clearing the area of debris to make room for the operation. The employee lifted a piece of plywood that was covering approximately a 36" by 36" hole. The employee stepped forward into the uncovered hole and fell approximately 42 feet to the bottom of a concrete tank. Read more...

What to know about OSHA’s new silica standards

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s new standard for construction went into effect on September 23rd of this year, outlining stricter limitations on the amount of silica dust, or respirable crystalline silica, that can be inhaled by workers on construction sites.  Read more...

ENVIRO FLASH- Spill Prevention & Control for Construction

The use, storage, and handling of oils are common occurrences at construction sites. One of EPA’s top priorities is to prevent, prepare for, and respond to oil spills that occur in and around “Waters of the United States.” Authorized under the Clean Water Act, EPA’s oil spill prevention program includes the Spill Prevention, Control, and Counter measure (SPCC) regulations in 40 CFR 112. Read more...

“Fire Prevention for Construction Projects” Webinar

We would like to invite you to preview a sample of our “Fire Prevention for Construction Projects” webinar. This webinar is an in-depth exploration of multi-family fire prevention solutions. Whether you are in construction, design, development or pre-leasing, join us as we discuss industry best practices to equip you with the knowledge to make educated decisions on your projects. Read more...