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Working in Extreme Heat: 5 Things You Didn't Know

Construction workers take a break on a hot day.

These surprising facts about working outside in hot weather may surprise you.
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Theft from jobsites is the leading cause of loss to contractors' construction equipment.

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How to choose or become a competent person on an excavation site, and what responsibilities go with the designation.

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Are you a contractor that plows snow? Here are three unexpected risks and safety measures.

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Workers come in all sizes, and so should your PPE. Ensure all employees are in proper PPE to keep them safe on the job.

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Learn how to comply with the OSHA silica standard, how to remove silica dust safely and the table 1 silica requirements

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When renting scaffolding, choose a reputable provider and understand who is responsible for inspections and maintenance.

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Take your fleet program risk management to the next level with driver screening, comprehensive training and more.

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When temperatures drop, protect the workers on your jobsite with planning, strategic scheduling & quick ways to warm up.

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When transporting equipment by trailer, understand your load rating, plan your tie downs & drive with your load in mind.

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Contractors can manage heat dangers with simple solutions like water, rest and shade.

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Contractors can use these resources to create a COVID-19 preparedness plan for their construction job site.

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Here are five surprising things that put contractor's vehicles at risk.

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Nearly one-third of injuries to construction workers affect new employees. Learn how to adjust your training process.

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Before hiring winter snow-removal services, follow these tips to pick the right one.

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Learn how to keep outdoor employees safe from outdoor hazards such as lightning.

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Snow plowing safety is often overlooked. Check out these tips to make snow plowing safer and more efficient.

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Nearly one in four vehicle accidents occur during backing. Check out these tips to prevent a backing incident.

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Take a look at our step-by-step guide to job hazard analysis for an easy experience. Visit EMC today!

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Keeping the public out of your construction area doesn't have to be complicated. Here's what you need to know.

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Learn how a preferred medical provider helps everyone in your business and saves you money, too.

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Employees in the contracting industry are more prone to noise-induced hearing loss. These tips can help prevent it.

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Many construction site fatalities are due to falls. Learn how to protect employees and prevent falls for contractors.

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Use these six strategies to improve safety and efficiency for you team. Learn more at EMC.

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The beginning of the year is a great time to look at your organization's safety needs and fix problems in your programs.

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When planning for winter construction jobs, don't forget about less-obvious issues.

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EMC offers a variety of online loss control resources for contractors like online training and forms.

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You can help prevent backover accidents with traffic control plans, spotters and blind spot awareness.

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Tree removal contractors should focus on six hazard areas to help prevent accidents.

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Does your wintertime work include generators and portable heaters? Read up on this cold weather hazard.

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Falls from ladders or scaffolds are common. Here are tips to prevent a fall from elevation.

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Get injured employees back to work faster with a return to work program and temporary light duty work

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