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How to Write Safety Materials Everyone Can Understand

One of the most important parts of contract glazing is safety, but it can be difficult to write safety materials effectively for all employees. CPWR, the Center for Construction Research and Training, recently hosted a webinar titled, “Wait, What? Construction … Continue reading

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Focus on Safety and Quality to Improve Project Productivity

Improving jobsite safety is a priority of many glass and glazing companies. Creating a safety culture that is integrated into a company’s culture of quality workmanship is an effective way to get workers thinking about safety throughout the project. In … Continue reading

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NYC Workers Will be Required to Meet 40 Hours of Safety Training

Many construction workers in New York City will be required to meet increased safety training requirements. On May 9, 2018, the NYC Department of Buildings (DOB) announced that workers at certain jobsites will need to receive a minimum of 40 … Continue reading

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OSHA Puts Fall Prevention in Spotlight This Week

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down runs from May 7-11. It encourages companies and workers to take a break and pause during the workday for discussions, demonstrations and training in preventing falls, which are … Continue reading

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Report: “Caught-in/between” Fatalities on the Rise, Injuries Declining

The number of “caught-in/between” (CIB) fatalities of construction workers, which includes glaziers, has increased 33.3 percent from 2011 to 2015, according to a recent report by CPWR. The increase surpassed the 26.1-percent growth rate of overall fatalities during that time, … Continue reading

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