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5 safety tips for working on scaffolding

Scaffolding systems are very common in construction and related industries, as they make it easier for workers at heights to do complex jobs. However, like extension ladders, they also introduce a significant safety risk. A fall from any height can be dangerous, resulting in serious injuries and even death.

Construction worker injured by impaired driver in Wisconsin

A car accident on Interstate 41 in Appleton sent two people to the emergency room on August 18. The accident occurred around 3:45 a.m. It took place on the southbound side of I-41 at Highway 441 approaching Ballard Road. One of the people injured in the crash was a Wisconsin highway worker.

Tips for working safely in the heat this summer

So many people look forward to the summer months in Wisconsin, especially after the brutal weather the winter brings to the area. But, not everyone likes the heat that the summer months bring, especially those who work outdoors on roadways, construction sites, farms and stadiums. The heat can cause a lot of health problems if you are not safe. Be sure to follow these heat-related safety tips.

Safety tips for working on scaffolding in Wisconsin

Working on a construction site in Saint Croix, Wisconsin, can be very dangerous. You might take all of the safety precautions in the world to heart but you could still wind up in an accident and suffer an injury. Scaffolding is an intricate part of a construction site that must be constructed properly or else it could lead to collapse and very tragic conditions.

Forklift operation safety tips for Wisconsin construction workers

When you leave for work in the morning in Saint Croix, you might not be thinking about suffering an injury on the job. But, if you work in construction, you very well could suffer an injury. No matter how safe you are, someone else could make a mistake or operate a forklift in an unsafe manner, leading to you being injured at work. Here are some forklift operation safety tips for your construction team in Wisconsin.

Work-zone safety awareness focus of upcoming construction season

The construction season in the state of Wisconsin is rapidly approaching and officials in the state are preaching awareness of construction zone safety. Notably, officials in Outagamie County are pushing for public awareness of this very important topic. The officials in the county are asking for both the public and construction workers in these zones to be aware of their surroundings in order to remain safe when in the zones.

What do you know about falling objects on construction sites?

If you work in the construction industry, you get into the habit of watching where you're walking. You know that any type of debris on the ground could get in your way, thus causing a slip-and-fall accident.

Concussion symptoms fit into 4 categories

A concussion is a serious injury that can impact your life in a number of ways. While most people are able to recovery from the symptoms in a reasonable period of time, this is not always the case. It's possible for symptoms to last for several weeks, months or even longer.

A back or neck injury can change your life forever

When you arrive at work, you know that you must do whatever it takes to remain safe at all times. You never want to find yourself involved in an accident that could cause an injury. Unfortunately, even if you do your best to avoid trouble, something bad could happen along the way.

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