Hot Topic - Safety

Decks and Smokes Don't Mix
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Decks and Smokes Don't Mix

An improperly discarded cigarette on a wood deck in Dilworth, Minn., was the... More

Construction Fatalities on the Rise
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Construction Fatalities on the Rise

Trips, slips, and falls accounted for nearly 40% of all construction fatalities in... More

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Cable Railing Caution
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Cable Railing Caution

Children may be tempted to climb a railing system with horizontally-oriented... More

Wolverine CarbonMAX Work Boots
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Wolverine CarbonMAX Work Boots

These leather work boots have a thin-profile safety toe cap that reduces weight... More

Woman Burned in Deck Collapse
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Woman Burned in Deck Collapse

A concrete deck at a Forest Park, Ga., apartment complex collapsed during a Labor... More

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Curbing Exposure to Silica Dust
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Curbing Exposure to Silica Dust

A shop vacuum attached to a circular saw is capable of removing 81% of hazardous... More

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The Risks of High-Pressure Washing
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The Risks of High-Pressure Washing

Researchers testing the surface of a South Florida deck built with CCA-treated... More

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Ladder Safety Reminder

A fall from a stepladder can result in serious injury, so make sure you're using it properly More

Motion-Activated LED Spotlights
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Motion-Activated LED Spotlights

Networked wireless LEDs light up dark spaces without complicated and expensive wiring More

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Electrical Receptacle Mounts in the Deck Floor
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Electrical Receptacle Mounts in the Deck Floor

Cords run from wall outlets can pose tripping hazards, as well as being unsightly.... More

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