The American Ladder Institute recommends that ladders be viewed like any other important tool on the jobsite, and has designated March, National Ladder Safety Month, because ladder safety is essential. Ladders are more dangerous than you might think. According to OSHA, falls in general are the [...]Read more Ladder Safety is Imperative Every Month
It is extremely important for contractors to understand the OSHA regulations surrounding fall protection. Fall protection continues to be OSHA’s most cited violation. In the construction industry especially, falls are the number one killer. In our experience, one of the most commonly [...]Read more Understanding the Requirements for Warning Line Systems in Commercial Construction
CCI is proud to report the results for our National Safety Stand-Down for Fall Prevention 2019! We reached out to our clients to schedule safety stand-downs for their workers and in the hopes of beating our numbers from previous years … and the numbers are in! In the months of May & [...]Read more CCI Conducts Stand-Downs For 500 People!
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!
May 8th-12th was OSHA’s 2017 National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction. Compliance Consultants reached out to our valued clients and scheduled 12 different safety stand-downs at various construction sites throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. OSHA began the National Safety [...]Read more CCI Conducts Safety Stand-Downs for Over 300 People!
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!
OSHA has issued their top 10 violations for the 2012 fiscal year. Once again, fall protection tops the list. Hazard Communication and scaffolding round out the top three. The other violations have also made the list in years past. This is a great time to look at your company’s safety [...]Read more OSHA’s FY 2012 Top Ten Safety Violations
OSHA’s new Residential Construction Fall Protection directive, which became effective on June 16, 2011, will not be fully enforced until September 16, 2011. OSHA hopes this three month phase-in period will give residential construction companies the time they need to get in compliance. However, [...]Read more 3 Month Phase-In Period for Residential Construction Fall Protection Rule
In the construction industry in the United States, falls are the leading cause of worker fatalities. Guardrails are the first line of defense in fall prevention. They should be installed along the open sides of any area where a worker may fall 6 feet or more. Areas to be protected include: [...]Read more Fall Protection in the Construction Industry