We have had some excellent warmer weather this year but the temps are definitely getting lower. We all know, Construction doesn’t take a break in the winter so it’s important at this time of year to think about the additional hazards that are present at job sites due to winter weather and the corresponding safety precautions that…

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The object is to conserve as much body heat as possible, similar to when we insulate a structure. Heat loss is worst at the “openings,” or where skin or thin clothing layers are exposed.   Consider these seven tips to make sure you don’t fall prey to the chill:  Thermal insulated coveralls are at the head of…

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Al Kuklinski and Fernando Patino conducting a safety walk through the together.  

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Dear PLS PROS In the last week, we have experienced 2 different types of injuries. One was an abrasion to the right forearm area and the other was an over extension injury due to an ergonomic hazard. An abrasion might seem minor but if not treated properly, the risk of infection exists especially in construction.…

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It’s Health Care Open Enrollment Time! Please note that we will no longer offer the MVP Preferred plan in 2016. If you are currently enrolled in this plan, it is imperative that you fill out the enrollment form that was emailed to you if you would like to continue medical coverage for the 2016. Annual…

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This week we are supposed to get about 2 1/2 inches of rain in the next couple of days. If you’ve ever had to work in the rain then you know how difficult and unpleasant that can be. Here are some important work practices that will help prevent accidents and injuries when working in the rain.

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