Fire Safety Essentials Every Contractor Should Know

Given the materials and supplies used in construction, job sites can be prone to fire hazards. Having a plan to prevent and address fires can

2023-11-03T11:53:19-05:00November 3rd, 2023|Safety|

OSHA Heat Stress Emphasis Program Focuses on Employer Education

In April 2022, OSHA issued a new national emphasis program (NEP) for indoor and outdoor heat-related hazards that expanded on the agency’s ongoing heat-related illness

2023-10-12T15:08:59-05:00October 12th, 2023|Safety|

FCA Safety Manual Updated

The FCA U.S. Safety Manual received its annual update. Read this post to learn about the changes and how you can request your company's safety manual.

2023-10-04T16:21:53-05:00October 4th, 2023|Safety|

Air Quality in a Confined Space

Working in a confined space brings a set of challenges and hazards far different than any other type of work. OSHA defines a confined space

2023-09-19T15:45:24-05:00September 19th, 2023|Safety|

Choosing the Right PPE Footwear

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are an estimated 96,000 foot and ankle injuries every year that result in lost workdays; the average

2023-08-22T15:58:47-05:00August 22nd, 2023|Safety|

Heat Stress Resources for Signatory Contractors

Click here to request the FCA Heat Stress Program template Summer is officially upon us, which means contractors need to be prepared for work in

2023-09-26T16:34:40-05:00June 26th, 2023|Safety|

What Employers Can Do to Reduce Smoke Exposures

Click here to access the NIOSH’s Wildfire Smoke and Outdoor Work resources Wildfire smoke exposures are creating hazards in many areas not accustomed to dealing

2023-08-18T15:35:33-05:00June 8th, 2023|Safety|

Top 5 Things That Should Happen the Minute OSHA Shows Up

The sudden arrival of an OSHA inspector immediately changes the atmosphere at any facility. Employees and supervisors alike tend to be more on edge with

2023-08-18T15:36:49-05:00June 7th, 2023|Safety|

Harnesses and Lanyards for Fall Protection

Falls are one of the leading causes of construction jobsite fatalities, understanding fall protection personal protective equipment (PPE) is crucial for construction workers. Construction workers

2023-08-18T15:37:38-05:00May 30th, 2023|Safety|

OSHA’s “Instance-by-Instance” Citations Explained

As of March 27, 2023, OSHA began issuing “Instance-by-Instance” (IBI) citations for high-gravity serious violations of OSHA standards specific to: Fall Prevention Trenching and Excavation

2023-04-20T12:40:17-05:00April 20th, 2023|Safety|
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