Although this has been a somewhat mild spring here in the northeast, the high-heat months of summer are here. If you have employees whose work responsibilities are primarily outdoors, you need to plan accordingly to avoid heat-related illnesses and fatalities. Here are our tips for managing [...]Read more Tips for Managing Work During Heat Waves
Scaffolding continues to be one of the top 10 most frequently cited standards of worksites by OSHA. An estimated 2.3 million construction workers, work on scaffolds. Safety measures taken to reduce scaffold-related accidents may prevent 4,500 injuries, and over 60 deaths every year. Nearly [...]Read more Scaffolding Safety is Complex, Accidents Are Preventable
Encourage Worksite Safety, Support National Safety Standown Week The National Safety Stand-Down Week is an annual event dedicated to raising awareness about fall protection. Employers from all over the country make the decision to cease work for a short period of time to coordinate an activity [...]Read more Take Time Out for a Safety Stand Down
Although you may see problematic conditions on your worksite daily, it might be difficult for your employees to speak up about them and assist you in the field as strong safety leaders. It takes courage to be a leader who can demonstrate to their team that they will identify and limit hazardous [...]Read more Develop a Strong Safety Culture Using Foundations for Safety Leadership (FSL)
The National Safety Stand-Down week is an annual event dedicated to raising awareness about fall protection. Employers from all over the country make the decision to cease work for a period of time to coordinate an activity which educates their workers on the importance of complying with fall [...]Read more National Safety Stand-Down Week is May 6-10, 2019: Book Your Stand-Down With CCI Today!
Per Section 5(a)(1) of the OSHA Act of 1970, employers have a responsibility to provide workers with a place of employment free from winter weather related hazards which are likely to cause death or serious physical harm. According to OSHA’s “Winter Weather” website, employers [...]Read more Winter Safety Tips for Construction Workers
CCI administers the following OSHA Required Annual Refresher Trainings. Employers who fall under any of these categories must provide to their employees these corresponding trainings on an annual basis. The winter months are the best time for your employees to take refresher training classes! [...]Read more OSHA Required Annual Refresher Training