Brute strength will not win in a war with physics. Smart design predicts the resonance of a building and sidesteps the waves
Aerial lifts are a real time-saver on jobsites; with a few basic safety precautions, they can continue to be
Guardrails provide a physical barrier between the worker and the fall hazard. When constructed correctly, guardrails can prevent a person from falling from elevated workplaces.
Walking on a scaffold with boots is like tightening a lug molt with mittens
Part 2 in a miniseries on fall protection equipment and techniques
An in-depth look at what is involved with personal fall protection, how to use it, where it's appropriate, and where to get it
Do not be a dummy, make sure your tools are solidly secured, and put some protection between you and them—in case they ain't.
You can't work faster if you're in the hospital—or worse.
A handful of handies for the tool editor who has (almost) everything
How to inspect, assemble, put on, and seal-test a respirator for low-pressure spray foam application
Tend to yourself and to immediate danger—and then start planning your comeback party
If you don't create a culture of smart and safe work practices, who will?
This true story is taken from a NIOSH FACE Report, which identifies factors that contribute to fatal injuries and gives comprehensive recommendations for preventing similar deaths.
Too much of a good thing can kill you. Including sunny weather.
Ladder safety is not rocket science, it boils down to using common sense and having patience.
To suck air from under a slab, the slab must be airtight