Veering away from the previous trend of building excessive McMansions, many builders are choosing to go with more modern designs made of sustainable materials when building a home or office. This has led to a revival of modernism as architects take advantage of the design’s simplicity and its ability to be adapted to environmentally friendly homes.
Working in construction means that over the course of your career, you’re likely to work for quite a few different foremen as you finish and move on from various construction jobs. If you’re just starting out, moving from job to job can be a little intimidating as you work with different crews and bosses. However, if you stick to some general rules, it will become easier over time to walk onto a job site and impress your foreman on your first day.
Keeping accurate records of recordable injuries or illnesses that occur in the workplace or out on a jobsite is not only the law, but also it serves a valuable purpose for all in the construction industry. The information that is gathered will help the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the government, researchers and your employees work toward eliminating hazards in the workplace. This will help provide a safer workplace for all in the construction industry.
Answer: At Least Annually
Every employer knows that before workers get on the job, they need to have a full understanding of all Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) required training. OSHA training ensures productivity while maintaining safety standards, and all contractors should anticipate both initial and annual training on a variety of topics.
In honor of OSHA’s nationwide Heat Illness Awareness Campaign, we’ve decided to compile information to help you keep your employees safe from the summer heat. Anyone who is exposed to hot and humid conditions is susceptible to falling ill from heat. Workers in the construction industry know all too well how quickly the heat can bog your body down, and the detrimental effect it can have on projects.