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Deck Safety Month Checklist

Join the NADRA in their deck safety awareness program in an effort to promote outdoor living in a safe environment. Homeowners are encouraged to reach out to their contractors for a deck inspection and follow the recommended checklist.

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7 Steps to Prepare for a Successful Stand-Down

Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees. Learn 7 steps to prepare for a successful safety stand-down and raise fall hazard awareness in an effort to stop fall fatalities & injuries.

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Table Saw Safety

Table saws are one of the most widely used woodworking machines. However, when not properly handled, they can lead to injury. Take precautions and consider the following tips for safe operation to protect yourself.

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.”

Charles Darwin
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Driving in Adverse Conditions

Inclement weather can dramatically decrease visibility and increase the risk of accidents. Learn about the proper driving techniques and precautions that can help prevent an accident in such conditions as rain, snow, ice, and fog.

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Inclement Weather

Winter weather can expose outdoor workers to frostbite, hypothermia, and cold stress, all can be fatal. It is important to know the wind chill temperature to better prepare and perform the work safely.

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Save Your Back

Your back is made up of several parts, your spinal cord, bones, muscles, and nerve endings. The back supports your head and upper body. Backs are VERY fragile. That is something that we all need to understand and be constantly reminded of.