Loud noises from machinery, tools and assembly processes are an inherent part of many industrial workplaces. However, neither the short- nor long-term consequences of prolonged noise exposure are something employees should accept.
Powered industrial trucks are used daily across the United States. They make the impossible task of moving heavy equipment possible. When used correctly, they are great tools, but they can cause severe chaos on a worksite in the hands of untrained personnel.
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Garney Construction trialed a new continuous monitoring smart PPE system, comprised of sensors worn on the arm of its workers and technology that collects data to signal when the worker may be headed for trouble while working in the heat.
In your life outside work, you might be as visible or as low-key as you want. But on a construction site, where struck-by accidents are a constant concern, there’s only one way to operate safely: as visibly as possible.
Lingering asbestos persists as a threat to homeowners, construction workers, and even agricultural workers. However, in industrial settings, newly manufactured materials and products may also contain asbestos, as the U.S. limit is at one percent.