7 Tips For Driving Safely in Michigan Construction Work Zones

Posted by Heather Smith on Oct 28, 2019 10:22:11 AM

In 2018, work zone crashes made up 1.9% of all crashes in the state of Michigan. These crashes resulted in an estimated 35 deaths, and 1,972 injuries. There are several things we can all do to reduce these tragedies and save lives. Read these seven tips to learn how to safely navigate through a work zone!

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Topics: Construction Safety, michigan construction safety

Heat: A Top 5 Concern For Contractors

Posted by Nina Sharpe on Aug 27, 2019 8:35:00 AM

According to NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), the average global temperature is increasing and though that’s not a good thing at all, it might be worse if you’re in the construction business. Higher temperatures not only throws a spanner at many of your routine constructions tasks but also compromises the safety of workers and operation of heavy machinery.

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Topics: Construction Safety

Work Zone Safety Awareness Week is April 8-12

Posted by Heather Smith on Apr 8, 2019 10:13:00 AM

We’ve all heard the joke about Michigan having two seasons, winter and orange barrels, but when the barrels do appear it’s time to get serious about work zone safety. This year, the week of April 8-12, 2019 is the dedicated time to remind us all: Work Zone Safety: Everybody’s Responsibility.

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Topics: National Work Zone Awareness Week, Construction Industry, Construction Safety

Michigan Construction Safety Tips

Posted by Eric Block on May 14, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Michigan Construction knows that employee safety on the construction site is top of mind for all of our partners.  We have teamed up with USA Hoist to bring you this article about construction safety tips and a great info-graphic highlighting safety best practices when climbing a ladder, proper use of tools, personal protective equipment and operating heavy machinery.

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Topics: Construction Industry, Construction Safety, Construction Safety Tips, USA Hoist

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