Archive for October, 2017

Breathe Easy: What You Need To Know About Silica Safety

If you are in the construction industry as an employer or an employee, you undoubtedly have been hearing about the dangers of the inhalation of crystalline silica. Materials like sand, stone, concrete, and mortar contain crystalline silica. It is also used to make products such as glass, pottery, ceramics, bricks, and artificial stone.  The term […]

NYS Approves New Safety Bill

The spike in construction related deaths in 2017 is disconcerting, especially to the men and women who risk their lives each day to do their jobs. At the time of this writing, there were eight deaths related to construction accidents, and countless preventable injuries. That is eight deaths too many. It is the “preventable” part […]