Safety News and Tips

National Safety Stand-Down

9/16/2020
Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 320 of the 1,008 construction fatalities recorded in 2018 (BLS data). Those deaths were preventable. The National Safety Stand-Down raises fall hazard awareness across the country in an effort to stop fall fatalities and injuries....

Do's and Don'ts in a Pandemic

8/14/2020
Face coverings provide a simple barrier to assist in stopping a person's respiratory droplets from traveling through the air and potentially onto others. Following simple guidlines can help slow the spread! Check out our pandemic do's and don'ts!

Leading the Way in Fall Protection

Derek Nestler 8/7/2020
ANSI Z359.14 is a 2015 standard for Self-Retracting Lifelines (SRL's) in Fall Protection. Lifelines are vital additions to fall protection equipiment. Prior to this standard, SRL's were one broad category, but now they have been split into three groups: Standard SRL, SRL-R (Rescue), and SRL-LE (Leading Edge). 

But what is a leading edge, and what dangers do they present to the worker?

Work Zone Safety

8/5/2020
With spring on the horizon, the effects of a wet winter will begin to show on our roadways. This means roadwork and workzones. What are the elements of a safe work zone? How can you best navigate a work zone as a driver? Check out our newest blog!

Summertime PPE

8/1/2020

The summertime season brings with it a host of new challenges when it comes to safely equipping your employees. From additional considerations due to temperature and UV levels, coupled with the urge to remove ones PPE due to discomfort or heat, the summer season can be difficult.

UV Protection

It’s vital to emphasize the importance of sunblock application. On a summer day, the UV level easily rises above 7, when a fair skinned person could burn in under 20 minutes....

Independence Day Safety Tips

7/1/2020
As Americans get ready to celebrate our Independence Day, fireworks will be going on left and right. Check out this blog for safety tips for lighting up your 4th of July!...

Winter Driving Tips

Derek Nestler 2/28/2020
With winter in full swing and spring on its way, the roads are icy, wet, and dangerous. Check out our tips for staying safe while driving through winter weather!