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Weekly Safety Meeting – Ladder Safety (4)

Weekly Safety Meeting – Ladder Safety (4)

Ladder Safety There is absolutely no reason for anybody to get hurt, disabled, or killed while using a ladder. Yet it happens every single day. Somebody steps on the safety sticker that says, “This is not a step!” and ends up with a broken leg. Another worker puts a rock...

Safety Tip of the Week – Ladder Safety (4)

Safety Tip of the Week – Ladder Safety (4)

Ladder Safety Virtually every single ladder accident could and should have been prevented. It only takes a little bit of common sense about ladder safety to prevent an accident from occurring while using ladders. Stick to the following simple ladder safety rules to ensure that you or your fellow workers...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Aerial Platform Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Aerial Platform Safety

Aerial Platform Safety Jobsites are not always at ground level. Sometimes workers need to use aerial platforms, aerial ladders, articulating boom platforms, vertical towers, or ladder trucks to reach their work. All work has hazards and risks involved in it, but when you work at an elevated height, extra training...

Safety Tip of the Week – Aerial Platform Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Aerial Platform Safety

 Aerial Platform Safety Jobsites are not always at ground level. Sometimes workers need to use aerial platforms, aerial ladders, articulating boom platforms, vertical towers, or ladder trucks to reach their work. All work has hazards and risks involved in it, but when you work at an elevated height, extra training...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Ladder Safety (3)

Weekly Safety Meeting – Ladder Safety (3)

Ladder Safety   There is absolutely no reason for anybody to get hurt, disabled, or killed while using a ladder. Yet it happens every single day. Somebody steps on the safety sticker that says “This is not a step!” and ends up with a broken leg. Another worker puts a...

Safety Tip of the Week – Ladder Safety (3)

Safety Tip of the Week – Ladder Safety (3)

Ladder Safety   Virtually every single ladder accident could and should have been prevented. It only takes a little bit of common sense about ladder safety to prevent an accident from occurring while using ladders. Four rules for safe use of ladders: Pick the right ladder for the job you...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Choosing the Right Ladder

Weekly Safety Meeting – Choosing the Right Ladder

 Choosing the Right Ladder Each year in the U.S more than twenty thousand people are rushed to the emergency room due to ladder related falls and accidents. Ladder accidents and falls can result in severe injury and in some cases even death. The proper precautions must always be taken. Everyone...

Safety Tip of the Week – Choosing the Right Ladder

Safety Tip of the Week – Choosing the Right Ladder

 Choosing the Right Ladder Each year in the U.S more than twenty thousand people are rushed to the emergency room due to ladder related falls and accidents. Ladder accidents and falls can result in severe injury and, in some cases, even death. The proper precautions must always be taken. Choosing...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Fall Hazards

Weekly Safety Meeting – Fall Hazards

Fall Hazards I bet you didn’t know that in a recent year, OSHA recorded 1,048 workers that died on the job, with 335, or 32%, resulting from falls. Each year, falls consistently account for the greatest number of accidents and fatalities. Events surrounding these types of accidents often involve a...