Construction sites are dynamic, high-activity areas and have the potential to be dangerous places to work.
When it’s frigidly freezing outdoors and your job takes place outside, having hi-vis clothing on is the only way to go when it comes to ensuring the ultimate in safety and comfort while on the job.
Working in low light and on roadside construction sites can be a potentially dangerous situation if the right precautions aren’t taken. Each year, many workers that work under these conditions sustain injuries, many of which are fatal.
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.
If you are an employer, one of your responsibilities is to provide a safe work site and personal protective equipment for your employees. A task that can also be challenging is to ensure that your employees are wearing the safety apparel when needed, like hard hats and hi-vis safety clothing.
Construction sites are by their very nature and setup a hazardous and dangerous workplace and it is important for workers as well as managers and foremen to keep the work site safe at all times.
Keeping workers safe is the number-one job of foreman and managers, with completing the job on time and to spec being second.
Summer is a time for warmer weather and sunshine, but depending on where you live, summer thunderstorms can be almost daily issues.
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.
It’s always important to make sure that workers are kept safe while on the job site. In addition, it’s critical to have a safety plan, and train employees on it.
If you work in construction and that job has you out on the highway or any well-trafficked road, you know how dangerous that can be.
There are many different types of safety vests available, so choosing the right one can be confusing.
If you work in an industry where visibility is top priority, you'll probably need to wear a high-visibility T-shirt.
Job sites come in all shapes and size but they all share one thing in common, from the construction site to the road construction site, job sites are busy and dangerous places to work.
Every individual who is working on or around a road construction site has a very important role to play when it comes to maintaining a secure and safe work area.
High-visibility apparel such as ANSI class-three shirts and other reflective safety clothing is usually not required in situations where the individual is not in danger from road traffic exposure.