Construction Safety

Better Push Pads and Hockey Pucks
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Better Push Pads and Hockey Pucks

A high-friction rubber film and hockey pucks help you work more safely. More

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Gargoyles Safety Glasses Gargoyles Safety Glasses

After months of testing, a framer from the Northwest shares his views on the Shifter, Vortex, Shield, and Rampart safety glasses from Gargoyles. Are they worth the money? More

Three Work Gloves Reviewed
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Three Work Gloves Reviewed

A framing carpenter takes a look at HexArmor warm and cold-weather work gloves and... More

Redwing CrV Work Boots
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Redwing CrV Work Boots

A new line of lighter more flexible boots with an anatomically correct foot bed.  More

Jobsite Safe Wedding Bands
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Jobsite Safe Wedding Bands

Don’t laugh! A ring can cost you a finger—or worse. More

What’s an arm, eye, or a finger worth?
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What’s an arm, eye, or a finger worth?

Workers comp benefits vary greatly between states; the amount paid for an injury... More

Keen's Destin, Aurora, and Braddock Work Boots
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Keen's Destin, Aurora, and Braddock Work Boots

Steel toe boots don’t have to look or feel like steel toe boots. More

SawStop Jobsite Table Saw
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SawStop Jobsite Table Saw

Flesh-sensing safety technology will soon be available on portable models. More

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The 21st Century Hardhat

This high-tech helmet protects your noggin from falling objects but also functions as a video recorder, camera, and 3-D mapping device. More

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According to OSHA, Brett Collins’ Life Was Worth $2,363

A miniscule fine was imposed for a safety violation that led to the death of a 20 year old man on a jobsite in Wyoming, so his family went to the legislature to make sure the next guy's life does not come as cheap. More

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Tool Tests

DeWalt Cordless FlexVolt Recip Saw

After testing the Milwaukee Fuel Sawzall, a small crew of framers in the Pacific...

Review: M18 Rocket LED Tower Light and Charger

A new tower light from Milwaukee runs on battery, or AC power, and can charge a...

The New 10-1/4-Inch Big Foot Worm Drive Saw

A few small improvements yield a lighter, better-balanced saw than its predecessor.

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