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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 [...]

Safety Zone, Simulating Heights

May 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Peggy Smedley is joined by Richard Smith, senior director, global product training, JLG, to talk about the need for greater safety when working at heights—and how virtual reality might be the solution. [...]

Safety Zone, Distraction in Disguise

April 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Peggy Smedley, Laura Black, and Dan Feigl discuss distracted driving, and the impact it is having on the construction industry, identifying ways to improve safety on the jobsite.

Safety Zone, Netarus

April 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Peggy Smedley is joined by Chris Machut, chief technology officer, Netarus, to identify how a camera system on a crane can help make a jobsite safer. He speaks about how the jobsite is changing, [...]

Safety Zone, Crane Management

March 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Roughly one in 10 construction workers are injured each year. Peggy Smedley engages in a conversation with Patrick Tarrant, founder and CEO, Crane Management, to identify the best ways to prevent construction site accidents. [...]

Safety Zone, OSHA

March 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Have you considered how to protect your workers? Peggy Smedley discusses OSHA’s new recommendations and guidelines for safety and health programs. She walks the construction industry through what is needed to create a safer [...]