Why should you provide training for your employees? Training is an important component to any safety program. A proper training program allows your employees to work safely knowing the risks and hazards that are present at the jobsite and how they should deal with them. In addition, regular [...]Read more Now’s the Time for Safety Training!
The amount of safety-related items needed at a construction site before work begins can be overwhelming. We’ve put together a list of some of the most common documentation, programs, paperwork and materials that are necessary in order to comply with federal, state, and local requirements. These [...]Read more Construction Start-Up Safety Checklist
According to OSHA, when working with cranes, the four main causes of worker death and injury are electrocution, crushed by parts of the equipment, struck-by the equipment/load, and falls. The requirements of the new standard are expected to prevent 22 fatalities and 175 non-fatal injuries each [...]Read more How to Comply with the New OSHA Crane Standard
Good housekeeping should be a primary concern of all. Poor housekeeping can lead to increased accidents for your employees. Not only is this an obvious safety problem but it also reflects poorly on your company, implying that the project is poorly managed and your company lacks professionalism. [...]Read more The Importance of Jobsite Housekeeping
How to Lower Risks and Increase Safe Practices The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries reported that 68 people were killed in 2008 by falling from scaffolds. Also in 2008, scaffolding was the most commonly cited violation in the country by OSHA inspectors. The most [...]Read more Scaffolds:
Contractors, do some job sites require you to have a full-time or part-time on-site safety coordinator on the job? CCI can provide knowledgeable, experienced on-site safety professionals to your work site on a daily or weekly basis. Please contact our office to discuss these services and daily [...]Read more Construction Jobsite Safety Coordinator Services Available!