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Why Respirators and Dust Masks Matter

OSHA’s new silica standards are forcing contractors to learn about respirators and dust masks. Here is what you need to know about respiratory protection.


Stylish Safety in the Bathroom

When it comes to safety in the bathroom, it doesn't need to look boring. Harsh, unattractive grab bars in bathrooms are a thing of the past, thanks to an assortment of sleek, smooth looks available to remodelers. By Jennifer Morrell Today’s bathrooms are more stylish than ever, but they also call for safety compliance. With many of [...]

Construction Worker Classification on the Jobsite

You may not think the ‘W2 versus 1099’ decision is overly important. But when an accident occurs, the construction worker classification becomes the focus of OSHA and, ultimately, the employer and the injured employee. By Maureen Upchurch When ground breaks on a construction project, the first order of business is completion of the “standard” paperwork. [...]

Fanning the Flames on Fire Safety: Hassle-Free Upgrades for Added Property Protection

  Preventative fire safety measures that can safeguard homes from fire are of paramount importance to homeowners. Faulty wires or improperly connected smoke detectors are dangerous for families and can lead to costly repairs. In fact, HomeAdvisor estimates that an average fire is responsible for $4,000 in damage, factoring in water and soot removal and […]


Safety tips for nail gun users

Following safety tips for nail gun users will help you minimize the risk. And manufacturers of nail guns continue to improve safety with the latest introductions.


Must-know angle grinder safety tips

Grinding or cutting with an angle grinder presents some distinct dangers not found with other power tools. Follow these must-know angle grinder safety tips to minimize your risk .

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