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The Dangers of Lead Exposure

Lead is a potentially toxic substance that is frequently used in construction. This heavy metal can be found in roofs, cornices, tank linings and electrical conduits. Even though the Consumer Product Safety Commission bans the use of lead-based paint in residences, its anti-rust and anti-corrosive properties on iron and steel make lead-based paint a mainstay [...]

By |January 12th, 2016|Safety|0 Comments

9 Tips for Having a Safe New Years

Celebrating New Years can be an exciting experience, but because of the alcohol that is often involved, it’s important to make sure you are as safe as possible. Most people don’t give their New Year’s Eve plans a second thought. Whether you intend to join the drinking festivities or you are the designated driver, there [...]

By |December 31st, 2015|News, Safety|0 Comments

12 Tips for a Safe Holiday

  They may smell good, but unattended candles have the ability to catch any flammable material in your house on fire.   When decorating your home with artificial snow, be sure to follow directions carefully. These sprays can irritate your lungs if you inhale them.   This might sound obvious, but stand your tree away [...]

By |December 23rd, 2015|News, Safety|0 Comments

Sound Safety: Preventing Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Every day millions of workers are exposed to harmful noise levels while on the job, and it's the task of employers to provide a safe work environment for all employees. Loud noise can reduce work productivity and contribute to workplace accidents by making it difficult to hear warning signals. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration(OSHA) [...]

By |December 15th, 2015|News, Safety|0 Comments

The Danger of Worker Fatigue

Every year OSHA releases a list of its Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations, and every year we see the usual suspects: fall protection, hazard communications, respiratory protection, and scaffolding. All of these violations are a real threat to the health and safety of workers on the job site, but the most dangerous [...]

By |December 9th, 2015|Safety|0 Comments

A Renewed Partnership for Workplace Safety

Last month, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) renewed their partnership with the American Red Cross.  Their common goal is to reduce workplace incidents and protect workers from hazardous exposures. OSHA is a small government agency responsible for the health and safety of over 130 millions workers, though they are committed to enforcing the [...]

By |December 3rd, 2015|Safety|0 Comments

Thanksgiving Safety

During the holidays, more structure fires are caused by cooking than anything else. On Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day there are more cooking fires than any other day of the year. The single leading factor contributing to fires during the holidays is unattended cooking. According to the Red Cross of America, nearly 47,000 [...]

By |November 25th, 2015|Safety|0 Comments

Safety Manuals Prevent OSHA Citations

Safety Manuals Prevent OSHA Citations Safety is more than just compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations and other government rules. It’s a state of mind that must permeate the entire company, including office and field personnel, management and hourly employees. OSHA is a small government agency consisting of 2200 inspectors responsible for [...]

By |November 18th, 2015|Safety|0 Comments

Safety Features In The World’s Highest Building: The Burj

When it comes to skyscrapers, the city of Dubai has more than its share. At the top of the list sits the Burj Khalifa building, a sleek structure that stands some 828 meters (2,716.5 feet) tall, piercing Dubai’s desert sky to claim the title of the world’s highest building. Standing as a modern world wonder [...]

By |November 16th, 2015|Safety|0 Comments

In Dubai, They Fight Fires with Jetpacks

Dubai is an ancient city that was first established as a fishing village. Despite its humble origins, over the past few decades it has continually pushed the limits in design and architecture, and in the process has built a city that looks like it should only exist in a science fiction novel.  The Burj Khalifa [...]

By |November 13th, 2015|Safety|0 Comments