Category Archives: Safety

Flood preparedness

In light of the recent battery of hurricanes in the southern regions of our nation, RockRoadRecycle.com thought it would be a good time to review the importance of flood preparedness. Even those of us who do not live and work in traditional hurricane zones can benefit from some common sense guidelines to be prepared for […]

Fall Ideal Time to Prepare Structures for Winter From Roof to Foundation

Routine inspections in the fall can prevent costly repairs in the future Winter is right around the corner. With the changing seasons comes freeze and thaw cycles, falling pine needles and leaves, organic growth and harsh weather conditions that can wreak havoc on a building or structure’s exterior if not maintained properly.

Borderless worksites: beyond the fence

by Colleen Suo I recently had an opportunity sit down with Peter Wilcox of the Travelers insurance company. With 25 years experience in the insurance business, he is currently a National Underwriting Officer for the Inland Marine Division and previously was the technical director for the Inland Marine Division, utilizing his extensive experience dealing with […]

Demolition Safety Tips

Demolition carries many of the same hazards that are found in construction. In addition to these risks, demolition also carries the risk of unknown hazards such as asbestos, or lead based paint. Before the demolition process begins OSHA standard 1926.850(a) requires that an engineering survey of the structure must be conducted by a competent person.