Stand Down – How to Organize a Safety Event at Your Workplace

A Safety Stand-Down is an event in the workplace designed to promote fall prevention in the construction industry by identifying fall hazards and ways that fall safety can be improved. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has set a goal in 2015 for more than 20,000 Stand-Downs with more than 3 million workers participating. […]

Common Construction Accident Claims

Under the best conditions, construction sites are inherently dangerous. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has set forth strict safety standards to minimize the dangers as much as possible. However, OSHA violations are not uncommon and even with total compliance construction accidents still happen. Injured construction workers may be able to receive Workers’ Compensation […]

Brain Injury: Returning Headaches A Serious Signal

Traumatic brain injury is a serious public health problem but knowing a few facts can help protect yourself and your family. Possibly the most important thing that you need to know is that symptoms of a life-threatening brain injury can be delayed. The symptoms may not show up for hours or days after injury, then […]

Preventing Construction Falls

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) falls from a height are a leading cause of death for construction workers, accounting for more than a third of all deaths in the industry. So, OSHA has announced a National Safety Stand-Down from June 2 – June 6, 2014, as part of its ongoing Fall […]