More stories about Safety

  • 3M Tekk WorkTunes

    This earmuff headset allows you to listen to music while protecting your hearing from construction noise.

  • Treat Every Gun As Loaded – Nail Guns Included

    Evidently, this UK carpenter did not get the message.

  • Laborer Dies in Trench Collapse and Lives to Tell the Tale

    The doctors didn't think he would survive, and that if he did he’d have extensive brain damage. Fortunately, they were wrong.

  • Festool Syslite

    This rechargeable LED work light is bright and durable.

  • 18-Volt Ryobi Batteries Recalled

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with One World Technologies has announced the recall of 4.0 Ah 18-volt lithium-ion Ryobi tool batteries after several reports of packs busting into flames on the charger.

  • Construction’s Fatal Four

    If you die on the jobsite, chances are it will be one of these things that gets you.

  • Hammer-Proof Goo Glove

    I don't know if there will ever be a glove you can hit with a hammer without hurting your fingers, but this video suggests that it might someday be possible.

  • $6 Million Lawsuit for Trench Collapse Death

    Two things stand out about the trench collapse that killed Kenneth Stafford: neither OSHA nor the workers comp system got involved.

  • Comfy Harness

    Safety harnesses are known for two things: saving lives and being uncomfortable.

  • Super Anchor Safety Bar

    Like other contractors who comply with OSHA fall standards, I've had to ask myself: how am I supposed to compete with crews that don't use fall protection?