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Must Watch: Free Virtual Training Videos for Construction COVID-19 Safety from Hope Renovations and M.T. Copeland Develop Excellent

Must Watch: Free Virtual Training Videos for Construction COVID-19 Safety from Hope Renovations and M.T. Copeland Develop Excellent

Workers and employers in North Carolina’s construction industry and beyond have a new resource to quickly learn the facts about protecting themselves and their worksites…

As Cases Surge, Trade Associations like NAHB Are Calling for Another COVID-19 Safety Stand Down this Week

As Cases Surge, Trade Associations like NAHB Are Calling for Another COVID-19 Safety Stand Down this Week

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is encouraging members and all residential construction companies to halt work for at least 10 minutes the week…

Updated Arc Flash PPE Hoods and Face Shields Improve User Comfort and Safety

Updated Arc Flash PPE Hoods and Face Shields Improve User Comfort and Safety

By Franko Gregory and Dwayne Somers, Cementex Products Inc. Arc flash incidents are of major concern for personnel working with energized equipment. When first adopted…

Dealer News: H&E Equipment Services Gets into the Trench Safety Business

Dealer News: H&E Equipment Services Gets into the Trench Safety Business

H&E Equipment Services Inc. just announced its entry into the specialty rental business by adding a trench safety product line and establishing an exclusive partnership…

Ground Penetrating Radar for Utility Locates Offers Safety, Efficiency and Revenue Benefits

Ground Penetrating Radar for Utility Locates Offers Safety, Efficiency and Revenue Benefits

Residential and commercial inspectors, plumbing and utility contractors, and electricians are finding the use of ground penetrating radar (GPR) provides a host of safety, efficiency…

PERC’s New Webpage Addresses Important Safety Issues Including Carbon Monoxide Exposure and Indoor Air Quality

PERC’s New Webpage Addresses Important Safety Issues Including Carbon Monoxide Exposure and Indoor Air Quality

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) launched a new webpage dedicated to carbon monoxide (CO) safety and indoor air quality. The effort is intended…

Software Solutions: Raken Launches New Checklists Feature, Helping Crews Prioritize Safety

Software Solutions: Raken Launches New Checklists Feature, Helping Crews Prioritize Safety

Checklists enables construction crews to improve communication between the field and the office, and better deploy preventative safety measures Raken, the top-rated mobile field management…

Snow Thrower Usage: Get Ready Before the First Flakes Fall, Keep Safety Top of Mind

Snow Thrower Usage: Get Ready Before the First Flakes Fall, Keep Safety Top of Mind

Snow flurries and winter storms will be here before we know it, and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) encourages home and business owners to…

Engcon’s New Standardization Advances Excavation Safety

Engcon’s New Standardization Advances Excavation Safety

Since its inception 30 years ago, Engcon has been actively involved in driving safety development in the excavation industry. This year is no exception: from…

Learn How ANSI Safety Standards Are Changing Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs)

Learn How ANSI Safety Standards Are Changing Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs)

Mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) lift workers, tools and supplies for the completion of many different types of overhead jobs. Formerly known as aerial work…

NUCA of Middle Tennessee Holds 2020 Trench Safety Stand Down Week Contest Prize Lunch

NUCA of Middle Tennessee Holds 2020 Trench Safety Stand Down Week Contest Prize Lunch

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries reveals that 114 workers died from an excavation or trenching cave-in over the latest…

Propane Council Celebrates Construction  Safety Week with New Safety Resources

Propane Council Celebrates Construction Safety Week with New Safety Resources

The Propane Education & Research Council, in observance of Construction Safety Week, released a collection of resources to help support the construction industry’s ongoing commitment…

Eight Critical Trench Box Safety Tips via United Rentals

Eight Critical Trench Box Safety Tips via United Rentals

United Rentals Outlines How Safety Can Power Productivity in Underground Projects United Rentals Inc. today shared eight trench box safety tips to help contractors and…

Female-Owned Construction Company Brex Enterprises Setting New Standards for Safety, Customer Satisfaction, Innovation and Coolness

Female-Owned Construction Company Brex Enterprises Setting New Standards for Safety, Customer Satisfaction, Innovation and Coolness

Based in Irwin, Pa. — some 22 miles southeast of Pittsburgh — Brex Enterprises provides pipeline maintenance and services, earthwork and development, trucking and hauling…

United Rentals Shares Pandemic Safety Playbook for Equipment Rentals

United Rentals Shares Pandemic Safety Playbook for Equipment Rentals

COVID-19 protocols include contactless drive-up service and pre-rental and last-touch disinfecting United Rentals, Inc., the industry’s largest equipment rental provider, has shared nine key protocols…

Six Ways to Improve Equipment Safety

Six Ways to Improve Equipment Safety

When working with large equipment, workers face some significant risks — like electrocution and “struck-by” incidents. Poor visibility, the size and weight of even the…

Maintenance High Points: Electric Scissor Lifts Require Routine Service to Enhance Safety and Performance

Maintenance High Points: Electric Scissor Lifts Require Routine Service to Enhance Safety and Performance

Widely used in commercial construction, electric scissor lifts are ideal for working at height on projects requiring plumbing, hanging drywall, electrical work, painting and a…

Scissor Safety: Let’s Delve into How ANSI-Compliant Training and Tech Are Changing the Industry

Scissor Safety: Let’s Delve into How ANSI-Compliant Training and Tech Are Changing the Industry

Aerial lift machines are changing dramatically in 2020. We call them MEWPs now, for starters (mobile elevating work platforms). At the heart of these big…

If You Didn’t Know, Brokk Offers In-Depth Training Programs to Maximize Remote Demo Jobsite Safety and Productivity

If You Didn’t Know, Brokk Offers In-Depth Training Programs to Maximize Remote Demo Jobsite Safety and Productivity

Brokk, a world leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, offers on-demand, personalized training options for Brokk customers. The offerings allow contractors to provide crews with…

Watch: Caterpillar Is Hosting a Series of Safety Webinars During June (Safety Awareness Month)

Watch: Caterpillar Is Hosting a Series of Safety Webinars During June (Safety Awareness Month)

The National Safety Council recognizes National Safety Month in June, and Caterpillar is stepping up to share three webinars on safety basics for both its…