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ESR and Advance Concrete Join Forces to Champion Workplace Safety: A Recap of the Safety Day Rodeo

ESR and Advance Concrete Join Forces to Champion Workplace Safety: A Recap of the Safety Day Rodeo

Workplace safety is a critical aspect of any industry, but it holds particular significance in high-risk sectors such as construction. Yesterday ...

Suicide Prevention in the Construction Industry

Suicide Prevention in the Construction Industry

  A recent study by the CDC found that the construction industry has the second highest suicide rate in the United States. Construction workers ...

The Top 10 OSHA Construction Violations Cited in 2022

The Top 10 OSHA Construction Violations Cited in 2022

Top 10 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standards for Construction Each year OSHA releases the top ten most frequently cited standards for the previous ...

OSHA Required Training – An Overview

OSHA Required Training – An Overview

Training (and retraining) is necessary to ensure that employees have the knowledge and skills necessary to keep themselves and their worksites safe. ...

Understanding the General Duty Clause

Understanding the General Duty Clause

The General Duty Clause is a clause of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 which addresses hazards for which no specific standard exists. ...

The Role of Behavior Based Safety

The Role of Behavior Based Safety

The Role of Behavior Based Safety Behavior-based safety (BBS) is a process used to improve overall workplace safety through focusing on the daily ...

Celebrate the Holidays Safely: Travel and Holiday Shopping

Celebrate the Holidays Safely: Travel and Holiday Shopping

Traveling by car during the holidays has the highest fatality rate of any major form of transportation based on fatalities per passenger mile. ...

Celebrate the Holidays Safely: Watch Out for Fire-Starters

Celebrate the Holidays Safely: Watch Out for Fire-Starters

The holidays are a time to reconnect with family and friends, but they also can present seasonal safety hazards. Being aware of fire safety can have ...

Celebrate the Holidays Safely: Decorating Safety Tips

Celebrate the Holidays Safely: Decorating Safety Tips

The holidays are a time to reconnect with family and friends, but they also can present seasonal safety hazards. Hospital emergency rooms treat ...

OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standards

OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standards

INTRODUCTION Chemicals have become an important element of almost every aspect of modern life. All of these chemicals from cleaning fluids to ...

Reducing Falls in Construction: Safe Use of Extension Ladders

Reducing Falls in Construction: Safe Use of Extension Ladders

Let’s examine some of the hazards your team may encounter while working on extension ladders and discuss what employers and workers can do to reduce ...

Floor Joist and Decking Installation Safety

Floor Joist and Decking Installation Safety

Installing floor joists and decking can be a dangerous task if precautions are not taken to prevent falls. It is important to protect workers ...

National Stop on Red Week

National Stop on Red Week

Evolution Safety Resources is taking a stand against red-light running and promoting safe driving habits during National Stop on Red Week, August 7 ...

Operation Safe Driver Week

Operation Safe Driver Week

July 10-16 is Operation Safe Driver Week- a safe-driving awareness and outreach initiative aimed at improving the driving behaviors of passenger ...

National Lightning Safety Awareness

National Lightning Safety Awareness

By Evolution Safety Resources | Posted on: June 21, 2022 Lightning Safety When Working Outdoors June 20-23 is National Lightning Safety Awareness. ...

Accidentally a Safety Professional? Here’s What You Need to Learn Right Away

Accidentally a Safety Professional? Here’s What You Need to Learn Right Away

By Evolution Safety Resources | Posted on: May 20, 2022 “Don’t look at safety as a compliant issue, look at workplace safety from the mindset of ...

Safety Meetings Are For Everyone. Statistically, Here’s Why.

Safety Meetings Are For Everyone. Statistically, Here’s Why.

By Evolution Safety Resources | Posted on: May 16, 2022 Safety in the workplace is important – it helps businesses prevent injury, saves, ...

Hard Hats

Hard Hats

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has strict guidelines pertaining to what topics must be included in a written safety. ...

The Top 10 OSHA Construction Violations Cited in 2021

The Top 10 OSHA Construction Violations Cited in 2021

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has strict guidelines pertaining to what topics must be included in a written safety. ...

Is Your Safety Manual OSHA Compliant? | A Summary of the Topics Required

Is Your Safety Manual OSHA Compliant? | A Summary of the Topics Required

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has strict guidelines pertaining to what topics must be included in a written safety. ...

You’ve Received an OSHA Citation – Now What? | The 4-Step Process Every Company Should Know

You’ve Received an OSHA Citation – Now What? | The 4-Step Process Every Company Should Know

While avenues exist to contest OSHA findings, lower penalties, and delete citations, there are very specific steps to take and deadlines to hit in ...

SAFETY EQUALS PROFITS | Planning safety is one thing, but practicing it is another

SAFETY EQUALS PROFITS | Planning safety is one thing, but practicing it is another

Planning safety is one thing, but practicing it is another. Many factors can motivate you to integrate safety plans and measures into your company’s ...

Evaluating Safety’s Return on Investment

Evaluating Safety’s Return on Investment

As an occupational safety consultant at Evolution Safety Resources, I am thrilled to hear that organizations are placing a high value on safety when ...

A 10-Step Process that will Guide you through Building a Distracted Driving Policy

A 10-Step Process that will Guide you through Building a Distracted Driving Policy

The dangers associated with distracted driving are difficult to dispute. In 2017 alone, it is estimated that 391,000 drivers were injured in ...

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Construction: Liability, Recordability, and Financial Implications

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Construction: Liability, Recordability, and Financial Implications

Over the past few weeks, it’s become clear that the world is facing a remarkable health crisis. The coronavirus pandemic has now been detected in ...

Recognizing the Value of a Safety Program

Recognizing the Value of a Safety Program

When discussing corporate safety, it is common to hear catchy taglines such as: ’Safety is #1; Safety is Our Top Priority; Safety Above All Else; ...

Safety Management Systems and Their Impact on Your Business | Part Four: Hazard Recognition, Evaluation, and Control

Safety Management Systems and Their Impact on Your Business | Part Four: Hazard Recognition, Evaluation, and Control

The first step in creating and implementing any program is to write it down. Following suit, the first step in putting together a program for hazard ...

Safety Management Systems and Their Impact on Your Business | Part Three: Assessments, Audits, Evaluations, and Continuous Improvement

Safety Management Systems and Their Impact on Your Business | Part Three: Assessments, Audits, Evaluations, and Continuous Improvement

For those who made New Year’s Resolutions this year, you understand the value of continuous improvement. You recognize that each new year is an ...

Safety Management Systems and Their Impact on Your Business | Part Two: Organizational Communications and System Documentation

Safety Management Systems and Their Impact on Your Business | Part Two: Organizational Communications and System Documentation

Once management leadership and commitment to safety has been established (element one), it is the responsibility of executives to communicate this ...

Your Safety Manual Isn’t Enough: Safety Management Systems and Their Impact on Your Business

Your Safety Manual Isn’t Enough: Safety Management Systems and Their Impact on Your Business

When working with a new client, we start our relationship by asking for an overview of their Safety Management System (also called an SMS). The ...

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