Construction Site Safety Is Important, Here’s Why

5 Impacts of Safety Compliance on Project Timelines & Budgets

Ensuring safety compliance is an essential aspect of any project, especially in industries such as construction, manufacturing, and transportation, where the risks of accidents and injuries are high. Safety compliance involves adhering to regulations and standards set by local, state, and federal authorities, as well as industry-specific guidelines, to minimize the risk of harm to workers, the public, and the environment.

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How To Prepare for and What To Expect From OSHA Inspections

Implications of Non-Compliance with Construction Safety Regulations

Non-compliance with safety regulations can result in serious consequences, such as fines, legal action, project delays, increased insurance premiums, and damage to a company's reputation. More importantly, it can lead to accidents and injuries, which can result in physical harm, lost productivity, and increased costs for medical treatment and workers' compensation. It can be helpful to know what non- compliance means and what measures can be taken to remain in compliance. 

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Technology is Improving Construction Industry Safety Compliance

The Future of Jobsite Safety

Technology across all industries and aspects of our lives continues to advance at a fast pace. New technological discoveries are fueling productivity and profitability for nearly all industries, especially the construction industry. Business growth is not the only positive impact in society’s tech advancement, employee safety and health is also improving. There are few main ways technology has contributed to better construction safety compliance including: digitization of process, virtual procedural training, utilization of smart data analytics and the incorporation of technology on the jobsite. 

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10 Tips for a Safer Construction Worksite

Put Jobsite Safety Front and Center

Safety is a top priority at any job, but it is especially important in industrial industries like construction. Construction work poses many hazards and health risks for those operating within it. From tools and equipment used to the unpredictable environments they work in, construction teams and their employers must be diligent with their safety measures and protocols. Here are ten things to consider when working towards a safer construction worksite. 

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Top 10 Safety Violations in the Construction Workplace

Prioritizing Jobsite Safety

Safety violations in the construction industry are fairly common and one hundred percent preventable. A safety violation refers to the violation of a workplace safety standard, regulation, policy, or rule. They can include both the violation of safety policies created by an individual workplace and violations of that industry’s regulatory standards. Knowing some of the most common safety violations can help you plan ahead to prevent them. 

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Avetta® Safety Programs

Operating an industrial business safely is important for you, your employees, your business and those you are working with. One of the most important aspects of lowering risk and creating a safe work environment is implementing safety programs and conducting frequent training. A well written and detailed safety program combined with knowledgeable training helps to promote a safety work culture. Avetta® safety programs are also needed in order to achieve Avetta® compliance.

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Importance of Avetta® Compliance

Clients and suppliers in the industrial industry both benefit from using the Avetta® platform. The Avetta® platform helps clients and suppliers manage their relationships and the jobs they will be working on together. Avetta® compliance helps industrial clients with their supplier pre qualification process and helps improve suppliers workplace safety and reliability.

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How Do You Become Avetta® Compliant?

Businesses across a vast array of industries are getting on board with Avetta® compliance. Clients and suppliers have both seen the benefits of using Avetta®’s supply chain risk management system (SCRM). Owners and employees operating in the chemical industry, construction industry, utilities & energy industry, telecommunications industry, construction industry and more can all benefit from Avetta compliance. 

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Gold Shovel Standard® - Things to Know

What’s Happening To The Gold Shovel Standard?

Gold Shovel was recently acquired by Common Ground Alliance. Dues paid to Gold Shovel will be recognized by Common Ground Alliance. The company is transitioning in the month of January. Members of the Gold Shovel Standard will become members of the Common Ground Alliance. Emails will be sent out and a link will be provided to enroll in DPI to become accredited.

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Safety Consultants For RAVS® Safety Programs

Safety consultants play a large role in assisting contractors with writing and reviewing safety programs that meet legal regulations as well as strict requirements for some of the industries most important certifications. Industry certifications such as ISNetworld® show hiring clients that you are a reputable company that has done their due diligence and promotes a safe working environment. With the help and support of safety consultants, industrial contractors implement superior safety programs, create safer work environments and maintain industry certifications more easily. 

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