How to Protect Your Workers During Cold and Flu Season

As cold weather approaches, so too does the spread of germs associated with cold and flu. Our immune systems have to work harder when it’s cold outside, plus the stress of the holiday season can leave many of us with less stamina to fight off the occasional illness. As an employer, you can take steps to help your workers stay healthy this season. Top ways to help labor staff stay healthy Encourage the following to help your labor and construction employees stay in good health during the colder months: Encourage flu shots. This is the number one way for warding… Read more »

Anticipate (And Avoid!) Potential Site Hazards

Construction workers face potential job-site hazards, more so than employees in other industries. Due to the nature of the job, and the tools and materials used in construction, workers are at risk for serious injury or even death when accidents occur. As an employer, you must take steps to help your laborers identify and avoid work-site hazards, protecting their safety. Five Common Hazardous Situations (And How to Keep Workers Safe!) In construction, there is always a risk for job-site hazards. Below are five of the most common and how to prevent them. “Height” work. Construction workers may find themselves being… Read more »