Georgia Safety Stand-Down Focuses on Winter Weather Hazards

ATLANTA, Ga. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Associated General Contractors of Georgia are partnering to sponsor a week-long campaign to reinforce the importance of workplace safety during the winter months. The cold weather Safety Stand-Down is scheduled for the week of Jan. 22-26. Events will take place from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. EST. Slips and falls are the leading cause of fatal injuries in the construction industry. Slick surfaces, strong winds and below-freezing temperatures present risks of serious or fatal injuries to employees who work outdoors. During the Stand-Down, employers across … Read more

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MYCON General Contractors Stand Down for Safety during Fall Protection Week

DALLAS, Texas – More than 1,000 field and home office personnel participated in MYCON General Contractors’ Stand Down for Safety on May 10 as part of OSHA’s National Safety Stand Down to raise awareness of fall protection in the construction industry across the country. With more than 20 projects under construction across the North Texas region, including retail, industrial, hospitality, commercial office and religious, MYCON places safety as a priority in delivering those projects for its clients. In addition to the safety training discussion, participants at MYCON’s Stand Down were treated to breakfast or lunch at each jobsite. Courtesy of … Read more

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