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Safety

Safety is defined as the condition of being protected from or unlikely to cause danger, risk, or injury. Every business has regulations to follow in order to keep their employees safe, but this is especially important in the construction industry. Construction is a dangerous profession and the main causes of injury are due to not adhering to safety guidelines as outlined by OSHA. There are always injuries due to unfortunate circumstances, but many injuries in construction can be avoided if guidelines are followed.

    Mold Prevention Tips & Best Practices

    Mold is a fungus that produces spores which are spread by floating around in the air. It is present in indoor environments, thriving in areas that are moist and warm. When a spore lands on a damp..

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    The Benefits of Wearable Technology in Construction

    Technology has made a multitude of advancements in the last decade, especially in the last few years. The trend doesn’t seem to be slowing down, either, as humans look for ways to make their lives..

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    Visual Wearable Technology Enhances Safety

    Wearable technology is gaining ground in the construction industry. Companies are adapting with the ever-changing technology landscape and learning how to employ specific technologies to their..

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    Tactile Wearable Technology to Limit Injuries

    As technology advances and more innovations come to light, the construction industry is finding unique ways to make these advancements work. Wearable technology is one of the newest forms of..

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    Successful Implementation of Wearable Technology

    Wearable technology is an up and coming innovation in the construction industry. It can be broken down into three categories: Tactile wearables, visual wearables and sensing wearables. As the final..

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    Construction Safety: Situational Use Equipment

    Construction equipment is necessary for certain tasks on a job site to be completed. In this installment of a four-part series, we will cover a few miscellaneous pieces of equipment - this is not an..

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    Construction Safety: Appropriate Weather Wear

    There are many forms of construction equipment on the market today, all of which serve a specific purpose. In this installment of a four-part series, the topic is weather wear. Winter and summer each..

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    Construction Safety: Head Protection

    Construction equipment plays an integral role in job completion without delays. In this installment of a four-part series, safety of laborers is the topic. Understanding what head gear to wear,..

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    Construction Safety: Reflective, Hand & Foot Protection

    Proper use of construction equipment is key to the success and safety of every project. In this installment of a four-part series, we will cover reflective gear, hand protection and foot protection...

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