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Construction Management Software Makes Jobsites Safer

Today's construction management software not only assists contractors in making a budget and staying on schedule, but it can also make the job site safer. Purchasing "Environment, Health and Safety" software, or EHS, helps you avoid major risks to your bottom line and helps you avoid threats to the well-being of your employees. Research by…
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Focus Items for Work Inspections

The word “inspection” does not typically conjure images of safety checks but as a way to determine if laws and standards are being followed. However, work area inspections are, indeed, an important basic safe work practice. Inspections should be conducted each day before work begins. While many work areas remain the same day after day,…
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Conduct Risk Assessment for Working Around Water

Construction crews working close to water need to know the risks they face and have a safety plan if an accident occurs. Before starting any projects near water bodies, conduct a risk assessment. Evaluate the risk to your employees. Take into account the likelihood of an injury and what type of injury that might be.…
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