NYC Passes Extensive Construction Safety Bill

New York City Council passed a new safety bill on how construction illnesses and deaths are reported and what new safety procedures must be adhered to under penalty of fines up to $25,000.

Productive Aging – Workplace Safety and Health

By 2020, American workers 55 years or older will increase by almost 10 million, or at a rate of 33.5%. Productive aging involves providing a safe and healthy work environment for workers of all ages.

Workers’ Memorial Week 2017

Workers’ Memorial Day is observed every year on April 28. It is a day to honor those workers who have died on the job.

Workers Memorial Day 2017

Workers Memorial Day is coming up on April 28. Read what your local can do to recognize this important day.

Fall Protection and Prevention

Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 350 of the 937 construction fatalities recorded in 2015 .

National Work Zone Awareness Week

Whether you’re driving in your neighborhood or on a busy highway, making responsible choices in work zones is essential. National Work Zone Awareness Week (April 3-7) is an annual opportunity for motorists to evaluate their driving habits just in time for the busy spring and summer construction season.

Employee Distracted Driving Awareness

On average, a non-fatal injury crash at work that involves distraction costs an employer $72,442. The National Safety Council states that the leading cause of workplace death is motor vehicle crashes, and estimates one-quarter of those crashes involve cell phone use.