Times have changed, and today, more women than ever are entering the trades. In the past, women had to contend with ill-fitting PPE designed specifically for men, but that has changed too (thank goodness). At UpTenFR, we believe that women deserve the same opportunities as men and the same exceptional protection level while on the […]
Spring is a time of transition, away from winter’s harsh reality into the more moderate conditions of Spring. With the change in the seasons comes a change in the type of personal protective equipment worn by your crew. Are you ready for the changeover?
Temperatures drop. Snow falls. Winter means cold weather, harsh winds and less than desirable working conditions. A tough job gets more challenging when you’re cold. You can take some of the bite out of winter with quality workwear designed for the elements.
It’s a simple fact; being aware of your surroundings will dramatically reduce incidents on the job site. We’ve all heard stories of workers being injured by objects around the job site and comments like, “I walk by that (object) every day, and I can’t believe I didn’t see it!”
There’s an old saying, “Inspect what you expect.” On the jobsite, compliance requires more than a glance at a daily check-list. It requires a regular check-in to ensure that everyone on the site is following required safety protocols.
How safe is your worksite? How focused are your team members on worksite safety? A recent American study of worksite injuries determined that 20 per cent of injuries were caused by unsafe working conditions while a whopping 80 per cent were caused by unsafe acts.