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by Jorge Vazquez on Nov 18, 2013

As the weather becomes “frightful” during winter months, construction workers who must brave the outdoor conditions face the occupational hazard of exposure to the cold. You need to be especially mindful of the weather, its effects on the body, and proper prevention techniques.

by Jorge Vazquez on Oct 23, 2013

Every Front Line Supervisor is responsible for timely reporting of all work-related injuries, accidents and fall exposures. To properly carry out his duties, today we are reviewing with all employees, the responsibilities of supervisors and employees to report accidents.

by Jorge Vazquez on Sep 30, 2013

Actually, we have no control over rain, snow, sleet, wind, lightning or sunshine. But we can control what happens on our job as a result of the elements. Some of the biggest problems on construction jobs are caused by wind and lightning. Wind probably causes the most accidents; lightning can be deadly.

by Marek Brothers on Sep 12, 2013

Our stretching program helps our employees increase their overall flexibility and range-of motion for better and safer performance.

by Marek Brothers on Sep 12, 2013

 Originally Posted on: http://one.arch.tamu.edu/news/2013/2/4/marek-francis-hall-donation/© 2013 College of Architecture, Texas A&M University.Marek Brothers Systems has made a $150,000 contribution to a safety education lab in Francis Hall, the new home of the Department of Construction Science in fall 2014.Marek Brothers Systems Inc. funds... read more

by Jorge Vazquez on Sep 8, 2013

HOUSEKEEPING AND TRASH REMOVAL09-09-13 There are several dangers on job sites simple because of the nature of construction work. When the natural hazards found on construction jobs sites are compounded with clutter and debris, the hazard level increases and the potential for an accident or an injury substantially increases. A construction site... read more

by Jorge Vazquez on Sep 2, 2013

TAKE CARE OF YOUR FEET09-02-13 Most people don’t think much about their feet, until a foot begins to hurt. Damage to even one bone, ligament, or muscle in the foot can be very painful and make it difficult or impossible for you to keep on your feet and do your job. Unfortunately, statistics tell us that work related foot injuries are common. Foot... read more

by Marek Brothers on Jan 19, 2012

We will have an OSHA training class for employees who have not attended this training on Tuesday January 24th and Wednesday Janaury 25th.  This is a mandatory training class; any employee that does not attend will not be allowed to return to work unti he/she attends this training class. Please contact Martha if you believe that this notice affects... read more

by Christel Qualls-Rhineberger on Apr 7, 2010

UT Southwestern had a contest for the employees to come up with a new safety slogan. 61 employees from the project's construction trades entered the contest. With 4 categories, and 1 judge from each trade to determine the winners, and the winners would receive a girt card. The 4 categories were: 1.)Personal Protective Equipment2.)Fall Protection3... read more

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