Construction zone
Workplace Accidents

Keeping Construction Zones Safe for All Workers

The construction industry quite literally builds and shapes society’s landscape, from housing to retail, creating space for thriving industries that provide jobs and means of livelihood for others. Without the construction industry and its workers, life as we know it would not exist. Given the critical part construction plays in a modern, developing society, safety […]

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Workplace Accidents

Tips for Safely Returning to Work in Houston

Houstonians know how to hustle; and, as we begin to navigate and understand our new ‘normal,’ the spirit of the city has not diminished. Just as Houston residents have united and worked together in the past, returning safely to work as a community is another challenge the city is capable of facing. Employees must practice […]

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Workplace Accidents

Six Forklift Safety Tips Every Worker Should Know

Workers across a variety of occupations heavily rely on the power of forklifts to assist and complete day-to-day job duties. When operated correctly and regularly maintained and inspected, forklifts can be beneficial to workers with their ability to lift and move heavy items over distances. Unfortunately, heavy machinery in many warehouses, jobsites, and fabrication shops […]

Construction worker at risk for fall injuries
Workplace Accidents

Fall Protection: The Safety Standard Most Cited by OSHA

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the federal entity responsible for setting and enforcing protective standards for health and safety in the workplace, including fall protection – a set of standards and safety guidelines designed to prevent falls and fall injuries. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, of all investigations performed annually, […]