Incident Investigation
Mid Atlantic Construction Safety Council
by macscsg
1w ago
An incident investigation is an operational tool that documents any event that may or may not have caused an injury to a person or damage to property. The purpose is to record incident, help determine possible cause, list possible corrective measures, and to inform stakeholders.  Benefits from investigating incidents are the communication of risk awareness, immediate reinforcement of actions, and continued process improvement that when practiced diligently could reduce future risk. Click here to download the presentation Presenters: Brendon Saguil, Safety Director, L.F. Driscoll Andr ..read more
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OSHA Asbestos Awareness May 2024
Mid Atlantic Construction Safety Council
by macscsg
1M ago
OSHA Asbestos Awareness presentation by: Theresa Downs, CIH PHAO Area Director Christiana French-Franco, MPH Compliance Safety and Health Officer ..read more
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Hurricane Preparedness Week – May 5- 11
Mid Atlantic Construction Safety Council
by macscsg
1M ago
Hurricane season will be here before you know it and it’s never too early to be prepared. Here are some simple reminders to help you get ready. We’ll be sending out more information in June. Hurricane season will be here before you know it and it’s never too early to be prepared. Here are some simple reminders to help you get ready. We’ll be sending out more information in June. Connor, Strong, Buckelew ..read more
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Hazardous Materials & Wastes in Construction
Mid Atlantic Construction Safety Council
by macscsg
3M ago
This presentation briefly spotlights hazardous materials utilized during the work day to fuel, lubricate, weld, paint or stain equipment and their potential impacts to your body and environment. In addition, we’ll discuss hazardous wastes as outlined by OSHA, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and HAZWOPER regulations found in 29 CFR 1910 1200. Click here to downlaod the presentation Presenter: Kenneth Gollon CHMM, CHST, EHS Manager Haztek Kgollon@haztekinc.com 856-325-7939 ..read more
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Women often experience different safety hazards than men in construction industry
Mid Atlantic Construction Safety Council
by macscsg
4M ago
Construction can be a gratifying career. It also comes with many potential risks companies must be aware of and accommodate accordingly. Some dangers are to be expected, but these four hazards pose a more significant threat to women than men. Construction managers should ensure female workers are safe on the job by focusing on these issues. For example, Ill-fitting PPE Women are issued the same personal protective equipment (PPE) as men, but it’s often less safe. It must fit adequately to be most effective, but women’s bodies differ from men’s.  Read the complete article >>>> ..read more
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Injury Trends within the MACSC Membership
Mid Atlantic Construction Safety Council
by macscsg
4M ago
Through this analysis, MACSC’s Constrcution Managmetn group provided feedback on where the council stands comparatively and where our efforts (training, inspections, etc.) should be focused. Presenters: Jenn Hall, CSP, CHST, Safety Director P. Agnes Inc. Ed Christy, Safety Director, Intech Construction Click here to download the presentation   ..read more
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Changes coming to the safety industry – is AI to blame or thank?
Mid Atlantic Construction Safety Council
by macscsg
5M ago
2024: the year of AI-driven safety transformation AI-enabled Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) marks a groundbreaking evolution in workplace safety, blending traditional protective gear with advanced artificial intelligence. It is set to redefine safety standards across industries, especially in high-risk environments. Read full article ..read more
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Safety Training 2.0: Interactive and Engaging Approaches
Mid Atlantic Construction Safety Council
by macscsg
5M ago
Safety training can be an enjoyable experience, allowing employees to engage in interactive activities and learn in a dynamic environment. By investing in safety training, companies demonstrate their commitment to the well-being of their workforce and create a culture of safety. #WorkplaceSafety #EmployeeWellbeing Read full article >>> ..read more
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Workplace deaths in PA reach highest level in nearly 10 years
Mid Atlantic Construction Safety Council
by macscsg
5M ago
More Pennsylvania workers died as a result of worplace injuries in 202 than in any other year in nearly a decade, according to new data. Read full article >>> ..read more
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Supporting Your Team: 6 Tips for Recovery and Adjustment After a Suspension Trauma Incident
Mid Atlantic Construction Safety Council
by macscsg
5M ago
There’s always the risk of suspension trauma for those whose work involves heights and safety harnesses. When an incident happens, a quick response plan is the key to minimizing the downsides of suspension trauma. Read full article >>> ..read more
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