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All posts in category Jobsite Safety

Top Ten List of Worksite Needs: The Little Things Part 1

January 5, 2013

Setting up your worksite in order to begin performing your projects can involve a lot of the little things that may not always pop to mind. Fret not! Below is a list of all the little things you need to make sure your ready for that next big project. 10. Flagging Tape. The Irwin 65603 ...

Justrite 45 Gal. Safety Cabinet 894500

December 10, 2012

A Safety Cabinet that is “Justrite”! Keep your employees and worksite a safer place with the Justrite 894500 45 Gal. Safety Cabinet. It  features a unique U-Loc pad-lockable handle that has a slip resistant grip on the handles, making it’s operation all the easier by reducing dangerous “catches” from passing traffic. Power outages, which happen in cases ...

Top Four Reasons to own a Rubbermaid Deluxe Paneled Housekeeping Cart FG9T9500BLA

November 3, 2012

A handy possibility for your house, or if you suddenly inherit a motel from your estranged uncle, is the Rubbermaid Deluxe Paneled Housekeeping Cart FG9T9500BLA. It has a max length of 51 3/4 inches, a width of 22 inches, and a height of 53 1/2 inches. Additionally, this Rubbermaid FG9T9500 BLA has been designed with ...

Werner Blue Armor 1000 Retrieval Harness With Tongue Buckle Legs H242005

October 5, 2012

OSHA reports that in 2010, 751 construction workers died on the worksite, 35% of those deaths resulted from falls. Twenty five States have OSHA approved State plans in place, to protect workers with standards and enforcement policies. As a result, investing in your own fall gear has never been a better idea. The Werner H242005 Blue ...

Top Ten safety Tips for Woodworkers

September 3, 2012

Woodworking Top Ten Safety Tips Here are ten top tips for wordworkers follow whenever they are using their power tools and working on projects or the job site. These are fail safe tips that if you follow you will find there is no danger or injury to working with your tools and you can have ...

Personal Protection Equipment

August 10, 2012

Protecting your eyes, face, feet, hands and head are important on a job site and wearing protective gear helps keep you safe from any potential accident that may occur. Below is a list of each of the major categories of personal protective equipment that should be worn each and every time the job calls for ...

OSHA Top Ten Companies Fined: Part 2

July 18, 2012

OSHA’s Top Ten Highest Fined Companies Countdown 4, 5, and 6 The actual company names have been omitted. 4. Company D – $949,800 Sumner, TX at a Manufacturer 7 willful citations – failure to provide fall protection, adequate machine guarding, failure to provide proper eye protection, & failure to establish & maintain an audiometric testing program. 26 ...

Top Eight Most Cited Violations By OSHA

June 22, 2012

These are the top 8 Federal OSHA violations for small companies  in construction, this data spanned 16,473 small businesses . A whopping total of 50,630 citation were given out by OSHA representatives  in the  2010 fiscal year. Employers paid more than $46 million total, which averaged out to be approximately $900 a citation. OSHA’s Top Eight ...

Forklifts and Heavy Machinery: Safety Tips and Statistics

May 2, 2012

Its interesting to note that 100 employees are killed and over 95,000 are injured while operating powered industrial machinery such as forklifts and heavy machinery. Forklift turnovers alone account for a significant number of these  fatalities.Most of these fatalities and injuries happen from playing around with the heavy machinery while on the job site. Heavy ...

Scaffold Safety

April 30, 2012

Every single day 2.3 million construction workers are working on scaffolds, thats a whopping 65% of the construction industry! Proper safety measures would prevent the estimated 4,500 injuries and 50 fatalities each year.  ” 72% of workers injured in scaffold accidents attributed the accident either to the planking or support giving way, or to the employee ...