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Stay informed with valuable industry related articles intended to help your businesses be safe and successful. These articles include best practices, news events and expert advice which are researched and developed by our construction industry and safety experts, and compliance specialists. You will also be informed with OSHA and EPA regulations and rules that help you stay compliant.

 

Recent Posts

  • Single Point Purchasing Is Key to Supplier Pricing
    Single Point Purchasing As contractors grow, it often becomes the standard operating procedure to issue credit cards, or make company accounts accessible to a number of key field employees. While this practice may be a necessary evil to avoid costly delays in emergencies, it ought to be well understood that emergencies are the ONLY time this practice […]
    Derrick - April 4, 2018
  • Providing a Safer Work Environment for Contractors
    Safe Work Environments Becoming a contractor and going into the construction industry can be a great way to earn a living. Unfortunately, the industry does pose more injury risks than many other professions. While there will always be a higher level of risk of injury for contractors, there are several tips that can be followed […]
    Derrick - March 19, 2018
  • Eye Safety: The Dangers of Unprotected Eyes
    Eye Safety Accidents can happen on any job-site, at any time, but injuries to the eyes or face can cause pain and long-term damage. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, “Thousands of people are blinded each year from work-related eye injuries that could have been prevented with the proper selection and use of eye […]
    Derrick - March 19, 2018
  • When to Rent and When to Buy?
    Equipment: Rent or Buy One of the greatest expenses for contractors is the cost of equipment. For some specialized jobs, a particular tool may only be needed once but it may be vital to the completion of the project. Other equipment is required for almost every job and will see much more wear and tear. […]
    Derrick - March 19, 2018
  • How Safety Equipment Benefits Your Construction Business
    Contractor Safety Tips Working in the contracting business comes with risks and challenges. According to the United States Department of Labor approximately 4,379 workers were fatally injured in the line of work in 2015. Of that number 21.4 % were in the construction industry. Several thousand more suffer nonfatal injuries every year. Even with the […]
    Derrick - January 19, 2018