Complacency Is Dangerous

Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “complacency” as, “self-satisfaction especially when accompanied by unawareness of actual dangers or deficiencies”. When it comes to safety, complacency is dangerous. There is no doubt that numerous near misses and accidents occur...

Tragic Facts of Excavations & Trenches

In the State of Maryland 94 workers were killed in excavation/trenching accidents from 2011-2015 This averages to be 19 FATALITIES PER YEAR 12% of those that were killed were self employed All but one was a male All of these fatalities could have been PREVENTED. ...

The Facts About Falls

Falls are the LEADING cause of DEATH among construction workers 350 FATALITIES from falls occurred in the construction industry in 2015 – that is almost 1 per day. Workers 45-54 years of age are the most likely to DIE from a fall while working in construction. More...

Cold Weather Stress & Hypothermia

Cold stress occurs when weather elements drive down skin temperature and eventually the internal body temperature drops as well. When the body is unable to warm itself, serious cold-related illnesses and injuries may occur and permanent tissue damage and death could...

OSHA’s Silica Rule . . . Need help?

Need help with the new Construction OSHA Silica Rule???  Give Premier Safety Solutions a call today . . . let us help you with your Written Exposure Control Plan, Table 1 Compliance, Exposure Sampling, Silica Competent Person Training, Respiratory Protection Medical...