close up view of construction machinery from the ground

We get it, you’ve completed your safety training and you know about all the common construction site dangers. But the longer you’re on a site, the less dangerous that bulldozer or heavy crane may seem. In 2017 alone, there were 6,147 fatal work injuries, with those in construction accounting for 47% of worker deaths.1 Safety…

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Safety manager at a construction site.

Construction sites are riddled with dangers, and an on site safety manager makes sure things stay safe. At The Safety Group, we provide training for site safety managers to ensure that all responsibilities are met. So, what exactly are safety manager duties and responsibilities? Below are some common duties of an on site safety manager.…

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Yellow insulation. Asbestos is in older insulation, and it's important to understand how to handle it properly.

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that had widespread use in the construction industry as building insulation. Asbestos was hailed for its heat resistance, sound absorption, and strength. This made asbestos a common insulation material for buildings throughout the world. Unfortunately, exposure to asbestos particles, particularly during removal of insulation, can result in mesothelioma, lung…

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