Best Practices for Safety in Construction

Best Practices for Safety in Construction

What are our best practices for a safe construction site? Fatalities caused by falls continues to be the leading cause of death from construction workers, accounting for roughly 40% of all construction fatalities (nearly all of which were likely preventable). As a result, it also happens to be the leading hazard cited by OSHA. 

Hurricane Readiness

Hurricane Readiness

Hurricane season will officially begin on June 1, 2019, and end on November 30, 2019.

What if there is an approaching storm? What do you do? 

Scaffolding Safety

Scaffolding Safety

#StandDown4Safety: Summit Contracting Group is sharing these resources as a way to help prevent falls and injury in the construction industry. The annual National Safety Stand-Down is a major event associated with CPWR, OSHA, and NIOSH’s Fall Prevention Campaign. The goal of the Stand-Down is for employers to pause work to focus on fall safety and prevention with their employees. 

Ladder Safety

Ladder Safety

#StandDown4Safety: Summit Contracting Group is sharing these resources as a way to help prevent falls and injury in the construction industry. The annual National Safety Stand-Down is a major event associated with CPWR, OSHA, and NIOSH’s Fall Prevention Campaign. The goal of the Stand-Down is for employers to pause work to focus on fall safety and prevention with their employees. Visit stopconstructionfalls.com to learn more about how to participate.

Fall Protection

Fall Protection

Welcome to National Safety Stand-Down Week!

It’s time to talk about Fall Protection in Construction and how to work safely.

“Falls to a lower level from walking areas or working surfaces are among the most common causes of work-related injuries and deaths in the construction industry.” 

PLAN. PROVIDE. TRAIN.

PLAN. PROVIDE. TRAIN.

GET READY for 2019 National Safety Stand-Down Week!

Refresh your own knowledge and share fall protection safety on the job site!

Download Resources

Download Resources

Check out these links for posters, fact sheets, and all kinds of safety resources!