Hot Topic - Safety

Where Decking Comes From
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Where Decking Comes From

Brent Gwatney of MoistureShield discusses the factors behind development of new... More

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Millions Awarded in Deck Collapse Lawsuit
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Millions Awarded in Deck Collapse Lawsuit

Nearly two years after a subdivision clubhouse deck collapsed, sending 22 family... More

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Monday Is a Risky Day on the Job
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Monday Is a Risky Day on the Job

If you are a construction worker between the ages of 25 and 34, Monday might be... More

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Falls Lead Jobsite Hazard List
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Falls Lead Jobsite Hazard List

OSHA has released its list of top 10 safety violations for the fiscal year ending... More

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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