Safety

Aug 9 2018

A few minutes up front can save tons of time when you're in the air—and it can eliminate broken ribs, a broken back, or death

Jul 30 2018

A smooth slab begins with a lump of mud and a straight 2x5

 

Jul 5 2018

Too much of a good thing can kill you. Including sunny weather. 

Apr 30 2018

Brute strength will not win in a war with physics. Smart design predicts the resonance of a building and sidesteps the waves

Apr 19 2018

Aerial lifts are a real time-saver on jobsites; with a few basic safety precautions, they can continue to be

 

Mar 22 2018

Guardrails provide a physical barrier between the worker and the fall hazard.  When constructed correctly, guardrails can prevent a person from falling from elevated workplaces.  

Mar 3 2018

Walking on a scaffold with boots is like tightening a lug molt with mittens

Feb 22 2018

Part 2 in a miniseries on fall protection equipment and techniques

Jan 25 2018

An in-depth look at what is involved with personal fall protection, how to use it, where it's appropriate, and where to get it

Dec 22 2017

Do not be a dummy, make sure your tools are solidly secured, and put some protection between you and them—in case they ain't.

Nov 30 2017

You can't work faster if you're in the hospital—or worse.

Nov 28 2017

A handful of handies for the tool editor who has (almost) everything

Nov 26 2017

How to inspect, assemble, put on, and seal-test a respirator for low-pressure spray foam application

Nov 13 2017

Tend to yourself and to immediate danger—and then start planning your comeback party

Nov 2 2017

If you don't create a culture of smart and safe work practices, who will?

Oct 5 2017

This true story is taken from a NIOSH FACE Report, which identifies factors that contribute to fatal injuries and gives comprehensive recommendations for preventing similar deaths.

 
Sep 7 2017

Ladder safety is not rocket science, it boils down to using common sense and having patience.

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