In the face of an emergency or similar situation, incident command or incident management is paramount to creating and establishing an on-site management system capable of organizing teams and enacting processes to handle the various factors unique to an emergency.
Everyone seems to be in a rush these days, which we can clearly see on the roads around us. Heavy traffic poses plenty of risks, especially to people who work on roadsides.
Being employed and earning a living should never come at the expense of a person’s safety. There are certain jobs out there that require an added level of safety measures in order to ensure complete security while on the job.
Most drivers on the road today know that when they are driving through a construction zone they need to slow down and to keep alert for changing traffic patterns and signs directing them where to go.
Construction work includes building roads, bridges, buildings, and public water lines. It also includes infrastructure repairs and building renovations.
Hundreds if not thousands of workers are injured every year while working on road and construction sites. Wearing reflective safety gear is imperative to keeping workers safe and there is no substitution when it comes to ensuring your workers are seen and safe while on the job site.
Now that we are smack dab in the middle of summer, the temperatures are at their peak. That means we’ve got to take precautions to make sure that workers who work outside remain safe and healthy.
Whether you are a railroad worker, a construction worker, a project manager, or emergency personnel who is responding to a collision, working in adverse conditions can be dangerous.
Incident vests are a key component of many work uniforms across multiple industries.
The American National Standards Institute, or ANSI, has administrated and created regulations and standards around what can be used as safety wear.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), more workers are struck and killed by construction equipment than by any other type of vehicle.