Tips to Help Keep Employees and Visitors Safe in Parking Lots

The parking lot. For employees and visitors to your business, it is an appreciated convenience. But slippery conditions, uneven surfaces and poor lighting can make parking lots and garages hazardous. A well-maintained and properly lit parking area can help keep people safe from potential injuries while also helping to deter crime. Slips, trips and falls…

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Three Leadership Attributes Every Employee Will Follow

Construction leaders must possess a variety of attributes, characteristics and qualities to earn the respect and loyalty of their employees. However, for an employee to become—and remain—a life-long follower, leaders should develop and refine three characteristics above all others: be caring, be communicative and be consistent. IF LEADERS DON’T CARE, WHY SHOULD THEIR EMPLOYEES? All…

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Electrical Safety at the Construction Site

Operating electrical tools without proper safeguards in place at the construction site can lead to various hazards. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), electrocution is one of the construction industry’s “Fatal Four.” Implement the following guidance to ensure electrical safety at the construction site. Tool and Cord Selection Be sure to provide electrical…

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Preventing Water Damage

One of the most common causes of water damage within your home is often preventable. After all, this form of damage isn’t always due to heavy rainstorms or melting snow. Rather, water damage often stems from a lack of home maintenance. What’s worse, such damage is usually excluded from your homeowners coverage if the cause…

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