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Safety Zone, Distracted Wearables

November 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Peggy Smedley and Laura Black tackle the tough topic of wearables and answer the question: Do some wearables create a distraction on the construction jobsite?

Safety Zone, Drones and Safety

October 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Peggy Smedley chats with Chris Korody, principal,, and Colin Snow, CEO, Skylogic Research, about how drones are actually contributing to better safety practices on the job.

Safety Zone, Assurance

October 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Peggy Smedley sits down with Kevin Graves, senior safety advocate, Assurance, to discuss the most common ways to reduce risks on the construction jobsite.

Safety Zone, Kespry

September 21st, 2017|0 Comments

At InterDrone, Peggy Smedley speaks with George Mathew, CEO, Kespry, discussing how drones can be used to help with reconstruction following the hurricanes.

Safety Zone, Silica Mandate

September 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Peggy Smedley walks viewers through the details of the new respirable crystalline silica mandate, and what they need to know as the new rules are put in place.

Safety Zone, Royal Truck & Equipment

August 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Peggy Smedley is joined by Samantha Schwartz, marketing and business development director, Royal Truck & Equipment, to discuss how automated trucks can make the jobsite a little bit safer

Safety Zone, Georgia Tech OSHA Training Institute

August 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Peggy Smedley is joined by Dana Atkinson, research associate, Georgia Tech OSHA Training Institute, to discuss health and safety training and how technology plays a role in hindering or reinforcing these efforts. [...]

Safety Zone, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

July 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Peggy Smedley is joined by Brenda Jacklitsch, health scientist for the education and information division at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. They discuss how workers can stay safe in the hot [...]

Safety Zone, Western Specialty Contractors

July 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Peggy Smedley sits down with Eric Olson, safety director, Western Specialty Contractors, to chat about safety and environmental policies at the company—and how it has morphed during its 100-year history. He also talks about [...]

Safety Zone, Robson Forensic

June 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Peggy Smedley sits down with Greg Pestine, civil engineer and construction expert, Robson Forensic, about incidents that require investigation at the jobsite—and how safety can be heightened.

Safety Zone, National Safety Council

June 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Peggy Smedley is joined by Wes Scott, director of consulting, National Safety Council, to discuss National Safety Month, the biggest hurdles facing construction workers, and the type of equipment workers should be using to [...]

Safety Zone, Short Stacks Up

May 15th, 2017|0 Comments

The construction industry’s worker pool is shrinking. What does that have to do with safety? Constructech magazine’s editorial team, Peggy Smedley, Laura Black, and Dan Feigl discuss the skilled worker shortage and what needs [...]