site safety Articles

  • Flame Retardant Protection - Scaffold Sheeting

    Powerclad FR is a range of Flame Retardant versatile and cost-effective scaffold sheeting and open mesh products for temporary containment and weather protection enclosures. Our systems provide an unparalleled choice of materials to encapsulate a project, providing solutions to weather induced delays, enhancing site safety and security, minimising adverse environmental impact and improving the ...

  • Parkes Shire Council $12M Lake Endeavour Dam Security and Safety Upgrade

    Procurement Management, Risk Management, Lean Project Management, Environmental Management November 2013 to February 2016. Procurement Support. Full-time (7 days per week) on-site project / principal contractor surveillance. Responsible for development and governance of Site Safety, Construction Management, and Quality Management plans. Development of Early Warning System ...


    By Uminex

  • Construction Site Safety Inspections – Is a Checklist Sufficient?

    Most safety inspections at construction sites use some form of a checklist. There are hundreds of them available and they can vary from a couple of pages to 20, 30, or more pages. If carefully chosen to match the type of construction activity (roadway, high rise building, demolition, landfills, residential, multi-family housing, land clearing, bridges, tunnels, etc.) all have value—at ...


    By Atlantic Environmental, Inc.

  • Five Steps for Improving Construction Site Safety

    Working on a construction site can be a dangerous occupation; that much is true. According to a report from Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA), construction-related fatalities accounted for 21.1% of all worker fatalities in 2018. With nearly 6.5 million people working at over 250,000 construction sites across the U.S. on any given day, it’s easy to see ...


    By Moldex

  • Federal Correctional Facility – Aliceville AL – Pickens County - Case Study

    Caldwell is pleased to have teamed with Caddell/Yates Joint Venture of Montgomery, AL as part of the construction of Alabama's first federal prison for female criminals. The 1,400-inmate facility is expected to be an economic boom for Pickens County and the surrounding Black Belt communities. Caldwell constructed this tank utilizing over 305 tons of steel and 200 cubic yards of concrete. ...


    By Caldwell Tanks, Inc.

  • Reisswolf looks to secure further expansion

    German data security service provider Reisswolf is celebrating its 21st anniversary this year. Already represented in 18 countries, the Euro 50 million-plus turnover business is setting its sights on expansion into Asia, America and Australia. In addition to providing data destruction services, Reisswolf has also developed substantial expertise in the field of archiving. Founded in 1985, German ...

  • Construction Site Safety Inspections – Start?, Daily? Weekly?, Monthly?

    Safety Inspections There are two tiers of safety inspections regardless of the type of construction project. First Tier – Initial Site Inspection at the Start of the Project This inspection is more of a Program Audit than a site safety inspection. The audit focuses on Overall Safety Management, Security, Anticipated Hazards, Postings and Training, and, if necessary, a Site-Specific ...


    By Atlantic Environmental, Inc.

  • Construction Site Safety Inspections – What To Include at the Start of the Project?

    There are TWO TIERS of safety inspections regardless of the type of construction project – road, building waterway, hazardous waste clean-up. First Tier – Initial Site Inspection at the Start of the Project. This inspection is more of a Program Audit than a site safety inspection and is best performed at the very start of the site work – even before work if possible!! The ...

  • Operational and decommissioning safety

    The paper highlights the safety aspects during the operational and the decommissioning stages of a nuclear power station. It discusses the safety issues that must be taken into account starting from the design stage until the final restoration of the site. Also, the safety of the plant extension life is mentioned.Keywords: decommissioning safety, operational stage, plant life extension, exchange ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • George Brummer Park, Pompano Beach, FL - Case Study

    Project Name: George Brummer Park Products: Grasspave2 Permeable Pavement Applications: Grass Fire Lane City: Pampano Beach State/Province: Florida Install Date: February 2012 Install Size: 590 m2 (6,000 sq ft) Address: 1221 S. Powerline Rd Client: City of Pampano Beach Designer: Bermello & Ajamil, Miami, FL Contractor: NA Directions – 1221 S Powerline, RD, Pompano ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • Technical brief - fire prevention takes hold

    Supporting contributors to the Code include The Association of British Insurers, The Chief Fire Officers Association and the London Fire Brigade. The Code is being incorporated in many site insurance contracts. Noteworthy is “non-compliance with this Code could possibly result in insurance ceasing to be available or being withdrawn, resulting in a possible breach of a construction contract ...

  • Occupational (Workplace) Safety and Health Services Services 2018/2019

    Safety and Health Services is our specialty with a focus on the workplace since our founding in 1978. We can perform audits, safety inspections, industrial hygiene surveys, OSHA compliance, noise surveys, indoor air quality, ventilation, review accident and illness records to minimize workplace illnesses and injuries ensure OSHA compliance and act as expert witness in litigation situations. Our ...

  • Protecting Your Most Valuable Resource

    What Is Your Organizations Most Valuable Resource? Do you have to guess at what is the most valuable resource in your organization? It’s those well trained, hardworking, motivated dedicated employees who show up every day – Day after Day – Month after Month – Year after Year – to get what has to be done-Done! If you weren’t convinced before – you have ...

  • Evaluating landside transportation operations for general aviation airports: estimating vehicle efficiency and pedestrian safety

    The geometrical characteristics of landside facilities at general aviation airports are not always designed to provide safe and efficient flow for vehicles and pedestrians. The purpose of this paper is to present a methodology to evaluate proposed site plan improvements on pedestrian safety and vehicular flow on general aviation airports while minimising the environmental impact and cost of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Site 426: Fieldwork Goes On to Ensure Safety Near New Dorms

    Environmental Management is investigating the former location of a World War II-era chemical warfare material (CWM) storage yard. The location designated Installation Restoration Program (IRP) Site 426, lies east of the new dormitories between Rousamond Boulevard and Popson Avenue, west of South Muroc ...


    By J.C. Palomar, Inc.

  • EMEA Safety in Action Conference - New Speaker Announced

    EMEA Safety in Action Conference Process Safety Track October, 21st & 22nd in Antwerp Raise Standards in Your Process Safety Performance Convert Innovative and High-Level Insight from recognised Global Leaders and Experienced Professionals in Process Safety into improved safety performance on your site at the first Process Safety Track during the 2015 EMEA Safety in Action™ ...

  • New CDM Regs: Be careful for what you wish for, advises expert

    New CDM Regulations came into force this month (April 6) to tackle among other matters the unacceptably high number of people suffering from workplace dust and emission ailments (more than 13,000 says the HSE)* but they also signal an end to CDM co-ordinators. So, what now for building site safety? asks Gareth Billinghurst, director and senior auditor at online safety legislation experts Cedrec. ...

  • Coors Brewers Ltd: OHSAS 18001 `Managing Health and Safety`

    The Coors brewery in Alton, Hampshire operates a management system which is certified to ISO 14001, ISO 9001:2000 and the BRC Technical Standard, is compliant with FEMAS and HACCP and will shortly need to adhere to the forthcoming IPPC Regulations. “We soon began to realize that adopting OHSAS 18001 was the best route for us to help us drive further improvement in health and safety ...

  • Safety Success in the Workplace, Only from the Top-Down

    To work in a safe environment free from accidents or injury, a philosophy and attitude of safety must start at the top and continue throughout the entire organization. While ultimate responsibility for workplace safety lies with the CEO, all employees must be committed to and participate in the company’s health and safety plan to ensure its success. Work place safety relies on adherence to ...


    By Atlantic Environmental, Inc.

  • Utility locating at a Gasoline station case study

    As part of an Phase II Environmental Site Assessment at a gasoline station, GeoView was tasked with locating and mapping the utilities within the boundaries of the property. The utilities included electrical lines, communication lines, PVC and metal water lines, sewer lines and fiberglass fuel lines. The property did not have any as-builts to reference. As standard procedure, GeoView personel ...


    By GeoView, Inc.

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