More stories about Safety

  • Georgetown streetscape improvement

    Entities develop updated streetscape for upscale Washington, D.C. neighborhood.

  • Safety zone barriers

    The Titan’s Flexi-Coupling clips enable the polypropylene stackable barrier to connect to other industry brands.

  • Electronic signage

    Multiphase capability that allows for multiple messages means Mobility LED blank out signs can be used for almost any application.

  • Flagger safety station

    The rolling base supports a waterproof canopy for heat relief and UV sun protection, while two warning flags increase visibility in work zones.

  • Labor-saving sandbagger

    This sandbag-filling truck accessory makes quick work of community protection efforts.

  • Skullerz head protection from Ergodyne

    Stylish hard hat combines impact-resistance with wide-brim design.

  • OSHA Issues Temporary Enforcement of Confined Spaces Standard

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced a 60-day temporary enforcement policy of its Confined Spaces in Construction standard, effective Aug. 3.

  • Neck assist alleviates stress and tension of overhead work

    This device is made for the overhead worker to take the stress off the neck and head, while also providing back support to help users keep their posture and reduce the risk of injury.

  • Restoring confidence after a water crisis

    The Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974 split responsibility for public safety between two government functions. Now, a free resource aims to restore confidence by closing the communications gap between water utilities and health departments.

  • Public works: the first line of defense

    I have a confession to make: I lifted the “first line” line from Municipal Water & Sewer’s editor. Luke Laggis was reminding readers that they’re health care workers. “’Sanitas’ is the Latin word for health,” he writes, quoting a World Health Organization adviser. “Maintaining the health of the...