Weekly Toolbox Talk: Accident Reporting

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.

States Clamping Down on Workers Mislabeled as Contractors

Source: Bloomberg

The fight is ramping up to clamp down on what Marek Brothers CEO Stan Marek has called a "cancer" in the construction industry. Bloomberg News reports that states across the US are taking steps to root out rampant worker misclassification in construction. When the playing field is level, ethical contractors will truly be able to do their part in rebuilding the American middle class. Read this article.

Weekly Toolbox Talk: Severe Weather

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.

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