Holly Welles is a construction and real estate writer for publications including Construction Executive, Constructible and Modern Contractor Solutions. Learn more about her work on her website, The Estate Update, or connect on LinkedIn.
Heavy equipment is an integral part of many industries, but safe operation of this massive machinery requires comprehensive and consistent safety training. How can managers and supervisors strengthen their training programs to ensure operators and employees have the resources they need to stay safe on the job?
What makes dust so harmful for construction workers is that it’s a combination of particles from various materials used on project sites. These fine grains could be heavy metals, asbestos, pollen, silica and much more.