Health and Safety

The History of the Hard hat as it turns 100

The History of the Hard hat as it turns 100

It’s hard to think of construction workers without hard hats, but the ubiquitous headgear wasn’t always a staple on the jobsite. The course of construction changed in 1919 when the “Hard Boiled” hat was introduced. It was invented by E.W. Bullard, who based the design on the doughboy helmet he wore in World War I. When he returned from the war, he rejoined his family’s company, named Bullard for h... »

4 Ways to Improve Job-site Safety

4 Ways to Improve Job-site Safety

Construction work is inherently dangerous. Construction consistently leads all industries in total worker deaths each year and has one of the highest fatality rates for worker deaths. The top priority of every construction company should be to protect their workers from injuries and ensure everyone makes it home safe at the end of each shift.[rml_read_more] There are several reasons why constructi... »

Risk management plan in construction

Risk management plan in construction

There is never a time when a construction company is not going to take at least a little risk with their projects. In that sense, it is no exaggeration to claim that an exhaustive risk management plan is a ‘must have’ in your construction operations.[rml_read_more] Nevertheless, putting together a functional risk management plan isn’t always that easy. Each company needs to determine if the potent... »

Incident Management: Is your Project doing the right Thing?

Incident Management: Is your Project doing the right Thing?

We all want to have successful incident free projects, free from harm to personnel, environment, plant and equipment but nothing is guaranteed, the best we can do is plan. How do we achieve incident-free projects? »

How modern technology is influencing construction safety

How modern technology is influencing construction safety

It’s an undisputed fact: technology is permeating our industries, our lives and our habits. Construction is no different, and technology the construction industry. With technology and construction both being ever-evolving industries, it’s no wonder that the two are being used together. »

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