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Information, resources, and news from Shepley for building professionals on Cape Cod and Nantucket.

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Are You Dressed Correctly?

It is critical to wear the proper PPE, personal protective equipment, on the job site to minimize exposure to hazards. The proper PPE can help prevent serious workplace injuries and illnesses. Learn the top 7 recommended PPE for the job site.

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Heat Stress Safety

Summer is in the air! Learn how to protect against heat stress, the top 10 warning signs of heat stroke, and what to do if you suspect heat exhaustion or heat stroke.


Hard Hat Safety

The brain is the control center of the body. If it is damaged in any way, the entire body will be at risk. Normally the skull protects the brain from injury, but when falling or flying objects are a hazard, additional protection must be worn.

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Hearing Prevention

If you’re one of the twenty-million individuals that are subject to dangerous noise-levels on the work site you will want to implement precautionary tactics to counter the danger of hearing loss.

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OSHA Reportable Documentation Requirements

Any workplace injury or illness that results in loss of consciousness, days away from work, restricted work, or transfer to another job. Any work-related injury or illness requiring medical treatment beyond first aid.

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Winter Weather Safety

Slips, trips and falls are one of the leading causes of injuries in the workplace. Inclement weather greatly increases the chance for one of these incidents. According to OSHA, slips, trips, and falls incidents cause 15% of all accidental deaths.