Category Archives: Safety

  • TrueLook offers tips to manage job site security

    Leader in construction camera systems offers advice on maintaining security at the job site “Thieves who prey on construction job sites are creatures of opportunity,” said Ken Pittman, TrueLook marketing director. “They look for the easy mark. They try to find job sites that are insecure or companies that don’t take the right measures to […]

    Compact Equipment Safety

    Compact Equipment such as skid steers, forklifts and others have a variety of uses and are very popular pieces of equipment. Keeping the equipment we work with in a good, reliable condition is an important step in minimizing the risk associated with operating these pieces of equipment. Performing pre-operation inspections is a great way to […]

    MAC Equipment, LLC hosts Mobile Barrier demo

    MAC Equipment, LLC of Albany, NY recently held a demonstration of Mobile Barriers MBT-1 mobile protection unit, inviting local road contractors, NY DOT representatives and the NY Thruway Authority to come and learn about this innovative piece of safety equipment. MAC Equipment has been providing sales, rentals and service of construction equipment since 2001 and […]

    Cranes, lifts and power lines: a safety oriented approach

    by Colleen Suo Steve Sprague, RCA, CTSP, featured speaker at the recent TCIA Expo in Baltimore, MD, spoke on safety procedures and practices when using cranes and lifts in close proximity to power lines. During his introduction, Sprague emphasized that he was presenting his interpretation of the current regulatory environment, which in turn dictated how […]

    OSHA’s new Silica rule

    by Colleen Suo During the 2016 AGC NYS Conference in Saratoga Springs, NY Dec. 6-8, there were dozens of break out sessions and certification training courses anchored by the Opening General Session and Trade Show on Wed., Dec. 7. One of the Tuesday sessions addressed OSHA’s new silica rule.