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What to Expect From an OSHA Inspection

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) conducts inspections frequently across the country. If you believe your workplace will be subject to an inspection, you should learn everything you can about the process to help it go smoothly. Understanding how to pass an OSHA inspection can lessen anxiety about the…

Confined Space Hazards

Working in confined spaces is common in construction work. People don’t usually occupy spaces like trenches or sewers, but various construction jobs require workers to enter them. To be considered a confined space, areas must have significant enclosures and pose serious hazards. Builders don’t usually intend these spaces for continuous…

Common Trenching and Excavation Hazards

While trenches and excavations are essential for many construction processes, they also present potential hazards for workers. In the 2010s, about 20 workers died from trench-related accidents each year. Trenches are challenging to access, and they face the risk of collapse. They might also contain hazardous atmospheric conditions. Understand more common trenching…

How Trenches Collapse and How to Avoid It

Trenches are long, narrow tunnels in the earth dug out by heavy machinery. Many construction sites and other workplaces use trenches for building foundations or tunnel construction. Workers also use them to install or repair utility lines below the ground or other jobs requiring underground access. They differ from other…

The Importance of Fall Protection

Fall protection is a set of methods and systems designed to prevent falls and injury in the workplace. Because falls are one of the most common causes of workplace injuries and fatalities, fall protection is vital to keeping employees safe in a variety of industries, ranging from construction to shipyards. As an…

Guide to Construction Safety

Construction work is one of the most dangerous professions. In 2019, construction fatalities increased by 5%, and unfortunately, 1,061 construction workers died on the job. Construction work will always have its hazards. Paying attention to construction site safety and construction worker safety training can help to reduce these alarming statistics. Safety…

Guide to Confined Spaces

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Trenching and Excavation Specialist

Jump To: What Is a Trenching and Excavation Specialist? Topics Covered in Trenching and Excavation Specialist Training What Are the Dangers of Trenching and Excavation Operations? Why Trenching and Excavation Training Is Important Trenching and Excavation Specialist Course Construction work can be a dangerous profession. A job site is a…

Emergency Action Plan Training

Jump To: Topics Covered in Emergency Action Plan Training What Is an Emergency Action Plan? Why Should You Have an Emergency Action Plan? What Is the Hazard of Not Having an Emergency Action Plan? Benefits of Taking an Emergency Action Plan Course Emergency Action Plan Course No one goes into…

Fall Protection Safety Course

Jump To: What Is Fall Protection Safety? Why Is Fall Protection Safety Important? Topics Covered in Our Safety Training Course Industries That Require a Fall Protection Safety Course Who Should Take Fall Protection Training? Benefits of a Fall Protection Safety Program Fall Protection Safety Course Online Falls are one of…

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