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Care and Safety

Attending to the safety, security and well-being of all craftspersons is the foundation for building and sustaining a high performance workforce. That means establishing high safety standards and ensuring workers' compensation coverage. It also means that FUTA, SUTA and FICA are paid on behalf of all craftspersons.

Now that hurricane season has arrived, particular items and actions are imperative to prepare for the upcoming storms. The Red Cross has assembled a list of necessary...
Falling objects from above cause serious injuries and account for fatalities every year. Falling object accidents occur due to a lack of hazard communication, improper storage of...
The 8th annual National Safety Stand-Down to prevent falls in construction is May 3-7, 2021. Workers performing tasks 6 feet or more above lower levels...
When planning work tasks for the day and addressing hazards, it is easy to get caught up on the big hazards. Crews focus on issues such as falls, electrocution, material handling...
Spring is the season when construction efforts begin to become full-time activity sites. While a full workload is good, longer hours coupled with unpredictable conditions can lead...
It is important to know where to firestop. In construction, firestopping is well defined in safety codes and is mandatory.Smoke and toxic gases produced by fire cause more deaths...
It’s that time in Texas we fear every five to ten years when heavy snow is in the forecast. While it may be tempting to use de-icers or salt on sidewalks, exterior metal stairs...
Horrific fires involving the exterior walls of high-rise buildings have fueled debate over how to best mitigate rapid-fire progression on building exteriors. These fires represent...
The Oklahoma roofing crew working on the Claremont Elementary project has kept safety as a primary focus on the jobsite. The scope includes installing TPO membrane...