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FGIA Conference Emphasizes COVID-19 Safety

Safety remains as critical as ever amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Michael Cook, director of corporate safety for Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE) shared some safety tips in his session, “Safety Awareness in the Pandemic,” during the second day of the Fenestration & … Continue reading

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Why Construction Safety Week Is Every Week

Construction Safety Week is this week, and while safety should be the number one priority on any jobsite year round, this week gives glaziers and glazing contractors an opportunity to come together and recommit to jobsite safety. However, many glazing … Continue reading

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Why a Safety Culture Makes for a Safer Workplace

Safety in the workplace was a major focus at the recent Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) Technical and Manufacturing Conference in Minneapolis. Two educational sessions touched on the topic and provided attendees with practical information to take back to … Continue reading

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Tips to Improve Fall Protection Programs

Since 1995, seven fall protection regulations and ten fall protection standards have been put in place to protect workers, yet fall fatalities are still on the rise. There were 650 fall fatalities in 1995 according to data from the BLS … Continue reading

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Improving Jobsite Safety with Machine Learning

Safety is a major priority on jobsites, but many hazards can go unnoticed. Machine learning can enhance safety monitoring through pictures, videos and audio recordings taken on the site. Smartvid.io, a software company based in Cambridge, Mass., hosted a webinar … Continue reading

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