Safety Tips for Working in Cold Weather

    Winter is fast approaching, and thought the temperature is dropping, construction work is not slowing down. The cold weather brings a new set of challenges and risks to working on the jobsite, including potentially unsafe conditions as a result of...

    Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls on the Jobsite

    Construction accidents involving slips, trips, and falls are responsible for causing a high number of accidents on the jobsite. In fact, falls account for approximately 40 percent of all fatalities that are experienced by construction workers and are the second leading cause...

    Safety 101: Lockout/Tagout

    Energy sources on worksites, including electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, chemical, thermal, and other sources in machines can pose a hazard to workers. If there is an unexpected startup or release of stored energy, such as a steam valve that automatically turns on...

    The Big Three: What Documents to Bring on Your First Day

    Too often, we are seeing qualified and talented candidates in our Building Skills network get held up on their first day of work due to missing documents. Employers require three different pieces of documentation for candidates to bring to their...

    PPE 101: Eye Protection

    Roughly 2,000 eye injuries occur daily at workplaces across the U.S., and construction workers experience one of the highest eye injury rates out of all occupations. When it comes to eye safety, even seemingly minor injuries can cause life-long vision...

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