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OSHA switches from traditional hard hats to safety helmets
The US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is replacing the traditional hard hats used by its employees with safety helmets.
Wilmott Dixon rolls out Harness On across sites
Harness ON system now mandatory across all the contractor’s construction sites
What on earth is internal PPE?
With 2023 on track to be the hottest year on record, construction firms are looking to new technologies to protect workers from the heat, leading some to coin the phrase ‘internal PPE’.
Silicosis: ‘the biggest risk to construction workers after asbestos’
What is silicosis and why is it a threat to construction workers?
OSHA proposes rule to clarify PPE standard
OSHA looking to revise the personal protective equipment standard in construction 
Do younger construction workers understand the risks of asbestos?
It’s now around two decades since several major economies banned the use of asbestos, as the world gradually woke up to the severe effects it can have on workers’ health.
Delta Plus and Mips partner on safety helmets
Agreement will see launch of hard hat range for construction workers
Comment: the importance of construction site safety
The topic of safety should always remain a key topic for construction sites, writes Richard Vann of RVA Group
‘Zero gravity’ tool carrier for aerial platforms
Gravity Joe device can be used to operate tools weighing up to 20 kg
Falls from height: Will your safetyline save you?
Everything you need to know about using temporary horizontal lifelines when working at height
Interview: Tractel’s Becky Danielson
The SAIA’s Fall Protection Council named Tractel’s Becky Danielson as its new Chair earlier this year. SA sits down with Danielson to learn more
ANSI updates for self-retracting devices
Major self-retracting device changes coming in 2023 for personal fall arrest and rescue systems
Should scissor lift operators use PFPE?
In 2007, ALH ran a story that asked, “Should operators use a harness and lanyard when working in a scissor lift?” For today’s take, Genie’s Director of Training Scott Owyen provides an update
How can jobsite health and safety be improved?
Managing jobsite health and safety risks is vital for the future of the construction industry 
Global Covid mandates: How will construction workers be affected?
Different countries around the world have different rules related to Covid and construction
Podcast Interview - Demolition Health and Safety
Steve Ducker talks with David Greenberg, CEO of hearing protection specialist Eave about a big problem on the job site.
New Toolbox Talks from IPAF
The two short presentations cover pre-check and use of personal fall-prevention equipment (PFPE)
German associations act on Covid safety measures
Three of Germany’s largest construction associations back further Covid-19 safety measures
Ring Power offers Terex safety system
The Terex Positive Attachment Lanyard warning device is now offered as an option by Ring Power Utility Equipment
First orders of SiteZone social distancing device
ESS Safeforce orders 150 updated personnel distancing systems from SiteZone Safety 
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