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CVSA’s Brake Safety Week Scheduled for Aug. 25-31

By |2024-06-26T14:40:32+00:00June 25th, 2024|Blog, Construction, Trending|

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) recently scheduled this year’s Brake Safety Week for Aug. 25-31, 2024. This annual event aims to emphasize the importance of ensuring sufficient brake systems in commercial motor vehicles (CMVs).

June is National Safety Month

By |2024-05-28T16:32:37+00:00May 28th, 2024|Blog, Construction, Trending|

June is National Safety Month. This campaign, put together by the National Safety Council (NSC), highlights efforts to prevent injuries and deaths inside and outside the workplace. It also helps provide learning opportunities for employees, allows employers to share their safety pride and gives employees the opportunity to pledge that they will work safely.

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Trenching and Excavating Safety

By |2024-05-30T14:43:28+00:00May 27th, 2024|Blog, Construction, Trending|

On average, two workers are killed every month in trench collapses. It is our responsibility to provide a safe workplace, free of recognized hazards that may cause serious injury or death. By instituting safe work practices and procedures while excavating and working in trenches, we can prevent needless worksite injuries.

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Providing Safety for Women in Construction

By |2024-04-04T18:35:59+00:00March 14th, 2024|Blog, Construction, Trending|

As increasing numbers of women enter the construction trades, concerns about their health and safety are growing. In addition to the primary safety and health hazards faced by all construction workers, there are safety and health issues specific to female construction workers

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Heat Rules: OSHA’s National Emphasis Program (NEP) for Heat

By |2024-04-01T14:33:11+00:00March 5th, 2024|Blog, Commercial Insurance, Construction, Energy, Risk Management, Safety Tips|

As OSHA’s National Emphasis Program (NEP) for Heat enters into its second year, it is important to revisit some key takeaways.

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Parametric Insurance: A Sure Bet on Nature’s Gambles

By |2024-04-01T14:33:26+00:00March 4th, 2024|Blog, Construction, Energy, News, Risk Management, Trending|

Parametric insurance sounds a lot like betting on horses. In betting on horse races, there is a set threshold - the finish line - that must be crossed to trigger a payout. In parametric insurance, there is a threshold that set parameters must cross to trigger payout.

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Target on Safety: Housekeeping and Ladder Safety

By |2024-03-01T20:15:01+00:00February 29th, 2024|Blog, Construction, Trending|

Housekeeping in the workplace? Yes, but it is much more than just sweeping up or taking out the trash at the end of the day. Housekeeping includes a variety of duties that contribute to keeping our workspace clean and safe.

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Personal Protective Equipment Considerations for Women in Construction

By |2024-03-01T20:49:23+00:00February 27th, 2024|Blog, Construction, Trending|

Historically, the construction industry has largely been a male-dominated field. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, women currently account for just 10.3% of those employed within the sector—a statistic that has been relatively steady for much of the past two decades.

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Impactful Ways Construction Companies Can Manage Expenses

By |2023-09-29T15:08:09+00:00September 25th, 2023|Blog, Construction, Trending|

The most impactful way for construction companies to drive down and increase control over major expenses, and find a solution to positively impact their future, is to be aware of their employee benefits costs.

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Top 4 Construction Hazards

By |2023-09-12T15:58:55+00:00September 12th, 2023|Blog, Commercial Insurance, Construction, Trending|

You’re good at your job and you love what you do. However, every time you come to work, you risk suffering an injury. The construction industry is one of the most hazardous in the United States, and many of the injuries that occur on construction sites are caused by these top four hazards: falls, struck-by, caught-in-between and electrocutions.

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