Flying Objects

A carpenter asked his employer to pay for the damage done to his glass eye which was broken when a nail he had been driving flew up and struck it. When he was asked how he lost the eye in the first place he replied, "Oh, the same way, a flying…

Electrocution Hazards

THREE LEADING CATEGORIES Contact with overhead power lines was by far the leading category of on-the-job electrical death. The second leading category of electrical fatality involves workers coming in contact with wiring, transformers, or…

Distracted Driving

THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION’S (OSHA) TOP PRIORITY IS KEEPING WORKERS SAFE.: “When OSHA receives a credible complaint that an employer requires texting while driving or who organizes work so that texting is a practical…

Demolition Dust

Demolition dust has the potential to cause a myriad of health problems. Demolition site workers should be aware of the dangers that demolition dust presents and take the proper precautions. Let's take a look at why the dust is so harmful and…

Courtesy and Safe Driving

The ability to drive a motor vehicle with courtesy and consideration for pedestrians and other motorists is one sure sign of a professional driver. Do you consider yourself a safe driving pro? Or do you bulldoze your way through traffic; race…