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Tips to build a Hand Safety Program That Reduces Injuries

1 week ago
Every year, millions of workers get injured on the job, and a significant number of reported occupational injuries are hand related. The good news is that hand injuries are the number one preventable industrial accident across all industries. So, if hand injuries are so preventable, why are they so common? And how have some companies ...
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Designed Tough to Operate with No Hidden Costs

3 weeks 1 day ago
When you are hauling, you don’t want to mess with down time from “hidden costs” that lurk in other trailers. At SmithCo, we do not take short cuts to benefit our business. Instead, we take pride to get you the right trailer for your needs that operates for many years while retaining its value. We ...
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Cycling for a Cause

4 weeks ago
Construction industry professional Georgia Bergers takes an introspective look at how she might contribute to diversity and inclusion efforts in an industry where she has such passion.
Sarah Sain

On Worker Wellness

4 weeks ago
Visible. Vocal. Vulnerable. They're three Vs of leadership that construction pros will lead to a fourth: victory — over the mental-health issues that have gone untreated in the industry for far too long.
Sarah Sain

4 Common Barriers to Managing Project Quality (and Ways to Resolve)

1 month ago
Every construction site has its own set of complexities. And what happens in the field rarely stays in the field. That’s because a finished project will reveal its quality, or lack thereof, once the building is in regular use. So, the question then is: How can safety and quality managers trust that work is on schedule and still ...
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The Value of Drones

1 month 3 weeks ago
As increasing numbers of contractors try unmanned aerial vehicles, they are finding more and more ways drones can help them avoid delays, rework, safety issues and increased costs.
Jeanie Clapp

How Innovation Drives Superior Products

2 months ago
By: Superior Glove, leading safety glove innovator For over 100 years, Superior Glove has engineered and manufactured innovative, high-quality hand and arm protection and complementary PPE for every major industry. Based out of Acton, Ontario in Canada, Superior Glove has grown from humble beginnings to a global leader. At Superior Glove, we believe that workers ...
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Earn $50 in Hotel Engine Travel Credits

2 months ago
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What’s the Difference Between Hazard and Risk Assessments?

2 months 4 weeks ago
Hi there,Do you know the difference between a hazard assessment and a risk assessment? It’s one of the most misunderstood elements of health and safety.Download Alcumus’ free guide to learn how to define hazards and risks, how the two assessments differ and complement one another, and more!Act now to keep your team safe, every day.
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How to get workers to wear safety gloves and prevent hand injuries

3 months ago
By: Superior Glove, leading safety glove innovator Every year, millions of workers are injured on the job with a significant number of reported occupational injuries being hand related. Many of these injuries occur because workers either remove their safety gloves or are not wearing any hand protection at all.    If you want your workers ...
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