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In its survey of 14 industries, the National Safety Council found 58% of Americans working in construction thinks safety takes a backseat to productivity.


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In its survey of 14 industries, the National Safety Council found 58% of Americans working in construction thinks safety takes a backseat to productivity.

Construction Safety

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Construction Safety articles below.


Construction Safety Under Par, Finds NSC Survey

In its survey of 14 industries, the National Safety Council found 58% of Americans working in construction thinks safety takes a backseat to productivity.

Paladin CLU10K Portable Work Light

The Case Light CLU10K is a portable work and mobile scene light. It offers construction crews the flexibility to extend working hours and work safely in dark places, without power cords.

ZipWall Dust Barrier Toolkit

Protect areas of your facility that are not involved in a construction project from construction dust with this kit that creates a dust barrier up to 16' wide.

BuildClean Dust Control System

This portable unit from ITW BuildClean is designed to prevent construction dust from disturbing the health and comfort of facility occupants.

Three Contractor Orientation Mistakes, And How To Avoid These

It is important for facility managers to ensure their contractors are educated on the organization's on-site policies and safety procedures.

OSHA Advisory Committee On Construction Safety And Health Seeks Nominations

OSHA’s Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health is accepting nominations for six new members to serve on the 15-member committee.

Contractor Cited By OSHA For Wall Collapse, Fall Hazards

Cesar Mendoza, d.b.a. KI Management cited by US Labor Department’s OSHA for wall collapse, fall hazards at construction work site; faces more than $190,000 in proposed fines.

ASSE, OSHA, and NIOSH Join Forces On Fall Prevention

The national campaign focuses on providing prevention information and training materials on three major types of falls — those from roofs, ladders, and scaffolds.

NYC Allows BIM For Site Safety Plans

The city's Department of Buildings inspectors can now take a virtual tour of how a new building or major renovation will be constructed.

OSHA Adding To Construction Safety and Health Committee

The committee advises the Secretary of Labor on developing standards and policies that affect the safety and health of construction workers.

Stimulus Dollars Should Protect Workers

AIHA urged both President Obama and Labor Secretary Solis to ensure that the new jobs created by the stimulus package had adequate workplace protections.

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