Archive for Construction Safety
OSHA First Aid requirements
Accidents can happen anytime — what can you do to prepare your staff and business for minor or major injuries?
First aid training is one of the best solutions for handling occupational injuries. You can provide appropriate care and consultation …Continue Reading
Differences Between Hard Hats and Construction Helmets
While investing in head protection is a no-brainer for construction companies, choosing the correct gear type can be challenging. There are two primary types of protective head equipment — hard hats and construction helmets. Though these terms are often used …Continue Reading
A New Generation of Head Protection: Are Helmets Replacing Hard Hats?
A New Generation of Head Protection: Are Hard Hats Being Replaced with Helmets?
A new generation of head protection is now available at D.E. Gemmill’s retail location in York, PA. For over 60 years, hard hats construction went hand and …Continue Reading
How to Practice Work Zone Safety
Traffic accidents are the biggest threat to workers in roadway work zones. In honor of Work Zone Awareness Week, which took place April 20-24, we’ve rounded up the most crucial safety measures and tips to keep workers and road users …Continue Reading
17 Summer Safety Tips for Construction: Keep Your Team Safe in the Heat
The blisteringly hot temperatures of summer are hard on all of us, but especially for those working in construction. In the mid-Atlantic regions of PA, DE, MD and NJ, the humidity can often rise to 90 percent, creating an even …Continue Reading