Safety / Workwear

Review: A Soft-Toe Wedge Boot From Keen Utility
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Review: A Soft-Toe Wedge Boot From Keen Utility

Wedge boots might be most popular with ironworkers, but they are a good fit for... Read more

Why Are So Many Construction Workers Committing Suicide?
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Why Are So Many Construction Workers Committing Suicide?

A new report from the CDC places laborers in construction among those most at risk... Read more

Tags: Workforce
Eight Products to Help You Keep Your Cool This Summer
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Eight Products to Help You Keep Your Cool This Summer

Beat the jobsite heat with the right worker gear and jobsite equipment. Read more

The Stepladder Gets a Redesign
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The Stepladder Gets a Redesign

 Werner Podium Ladders feature a broad platform and waist-high guard rail in a... Read more

Tags: Ladders
How Can Bosch Release a Saw Given the Current Lawsuit?
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How Can Bosch Release a Saw Given the Current Lawsuit?

Our construction legal experts Neil Wilcove and David Nicholson explain how Bosch... Read more

Tighter, Controversial Silica Rules Aimed at Saving Workers’ Lungs
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Tighter, Controversial Silica Rules Aimed at Saving Workers’ Lungs

Long known as a workplace hazard, silica dust can cause irreversible lung scarring... Read more

Tags: Legal Issues
Pre-Trial Ruling Gives SawStop an Edge Over Bosch
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Pre-Trial Ruling Gives SawStop an Edge Over Bosch

As SawStop and Bosch continue to litigate over Bosch’s proposed Reaxx table saw,... Read more

The RRP Rule and HEPA Vacs
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The RRP Rule and HEPA Vacs

If you have to work under the EPA's Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule,... Read more

A New Boot From Keen with Internal Crush Protection
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A New Boot From Keen with Internal Crush Protection

Keen Utility continues to expand its utility-work-boot line with new soft-toe... Read more

Pick the Right Respiratory Device
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Pick the Right Respiratory Device

N95 particulate respirators might be the most common, but they're not always the... Read more

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