It has been said that “It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity”. Well, actually it’s both. Workers exposed to hot indoor environments or hot and humid conditions outdoors are at risk of heat-related illness, especially those doing heavy work tasks or using bulky or non-breathable protective clothing and equipment. Some workers might be at greater…

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This week we have had our share of the rain with more still to come. Its important to plan ahead and be aware of the hazards that come with working in the rain. Here are some important work practices that will help prevent accidents and injuries when working in the rain. Move cautiously – When surfaces…

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We want to thank you all for submitting all of your JSA’s as requested. We have now reached 100% compliance for 2 weeks in a row. As you all know, Safety is a condition of employment here at PLS. The JSA has a proven track record to reduce the possibility of accidents in the work…

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The JSA is more than just a form, that’s if you follow the PLS Policy and Procedure. Many of you out there have been doing a great job performing these JSA’s and executing them. While at the same time some of you have failed to perform a JSA and have received disciplinary action. Last week,…

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PLS wants to thank Adam White for his Safety Message suggestion for the week. Adam wants to make sure all workers are taking the proper routes around conveyor belts. Adam White is a journeyman electrician with approximately 10 years’ cumulative experience in the commercial industry. He has received outstanding feedback from supervisors and continues to…

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Build Your Future is an initiative between the NCCER, ABC and AGC to get more young people into the trades. Hard Hat Heroes, then, is their collective initiative to encourage their partners to become Military-Friendly Employers. There is an annual publication called “G.I.Jobs” that goes out nation-wide to all transitioning service men and women. This…

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Together, we can continue to be the safest skilled workforce in America. By signing the 2017 Safety Pledge, you are recommitting to your Family, PLS and the Industry that you are going to strive to be a Safety Leader out in the field. Safety is the responsibility of our organization, our partners and our industry…

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At this time of the year, we need to take extra time every morning to make sure not only our direction of travel is safe but also our ladders. Slips and trips can cause minor or severe injuries depending on the type of work being done. Remember, falls continue to be the leading of deaths…

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That’s a good feeling, isn’t it?  Unfortunately, when you are needed at work but NOT there, it creates bad feelings…and unsafe working conditions.   We get the opportunity to provide excellent customer service when the client does not have enough manpower to safely manage the workload. You get assigned to balance the workload because now…

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