OSHA reports that non-fatal construction injuries are on the rise. Even if you have a relatively clean safety record, it is prudent to consider using better, safer and more efficient options as they become available. There're solutions to three areas of concern with readers. Details for each area are in the article.
Fogged safety glasses in the COVID era making it challenging to maneuver around job sites and complete tasks. “The best recourse is not to skimp on safety glasses. Give workers good glasses so they will wear them and stay protected.”
Scaffolding-related slips, falls or falling objects. “These risks can be managed with ongoing safety training and frequent inspections.”
Fall protection, including ladders and guardrail. “There are now fall protection guardrail system. As an added safety feature, some rapid-install systems are also designed so workers can visually see if they are properly."