Increasing Industry Safety With Refresher Safety Courses

Written by Wall Street News on May 23rd, 2017. Posted in Rigging, Sheave block calculation, Stainless steel chains

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The construction industry is an extremely complex business. There are many different positions that all play an important role in the business. There are also required and extensive training programs. Many construction projects require that workers scale many floors. While walls and ceilings are still being constructed, these are not always the safest of conditions. Safety needs to come first and the following safety precautions are necessary in the industry.

Safety as a priority
If you are in charge of construction workers, it is important to remember that safety is always the number one priority. Safety should be taken into account for any and every single project. If you do not have the proper training, proper safety materials, or ability to safely complete a project, then i

Material Handling and Other OSHA Safety Standards

Written by Wall Street News on October 24th, 2016. Posted in Lifting chains, Sheave block calculation, Spelter socket termination

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The United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has developed a three-step safety process:


Adhering to OSHA guidelines makes a profound difference in workplace and employee safety.

There are industry-specific fall protection guidelines provided by OSHA. They are as follows:

    General industry workplaces: four feet
    Shipyards: five feet
    Construction industry: six feet
    Longshoring operations:eight feet

In order to protect workers, employers need to provide the proper equipment to perform their jobs. When working on construction sites, for example, OSHA fall protection training specifies that w