What is the Most Important PPE for Construction Workers?

Construction regularly ranks as one of the most dangerous industries. With so many hazards at a typical worksite, personal protective equipment (PPE) is the first line of defense for construction worker safety. PPE is intended to minimize exposure to various risks and the damage potentially brought on by those hazards. It’s critical that employees use… Read more »

How to Spot a Violent Person On the Job

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Sadly, we live in a world of workplace violence and where “if you see something, say something” applies all too often. Employees should never be expected to shoulder the responsibility of identifying would-be violent offenders before they act. However, paying attention to those around you is a responsible and smart thing to do. Psychological research… Read more »

Avoid These 5 Things That Cause Toxic Work Environments

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A toxic work culture isn’t just bad for employee’s job satisfaction and the company, it’s also bad for physical health. According to research by Stanford University, complications related to work stress are the fifth leading cause of death in the United States. While most people intuitively understand that a toxic workplace isn’t good, it’s studies… Read more »

What are the Leading Causes of Injury on the Job?

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Regardless of how diligent you are about following health and safety regulations at work, the odds of a workplace injury never go away. Not only can these kinds of injuries lead to hospitalization or even death, they are associated with all kinds of costs. According to a 2016 study from Liberty Mutual, the most disabling,… Read more »

Why Are Construction Workers So Happy?

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The construction and facility service industries have the happiest workers, on average, in the United States, according to a survey by the HR software company TINYpulse. Based on responses from more than 30,000 workers at more than 500 companies across 12 different industries, the TINYpulse survey found consumer products, technology and software industries also tend… Read more »