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 summer.
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 how technology plays an enabling role in protecting the environment and keeping workers safe.
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.
What do hurricanes, zoos, and robots have in common? Peggy Smedley answers in this week’s Tech Update, looking at trends related to security robots, disaster recovery, truck safety, talent management, and building automation at the zoo.
Are your gloves cut proof? Peggy Smedley puts one pair to the test, giving viewers a demonstration of the new Glovax Gloves. They just might keep your workers’ hands safer on the construction jobsite.
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 improve safety.
Peggy Smedley talks safety, highlighting results from a survey that are just downright scary. She also takes a look inside a smart neighborhood and the project of the week. Finally, she identifies how tech is helping with communities in need and how research is enabling phones to automatically track equipment.
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 to be done to promote a safe and sound worksite.
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.
Max Baker, CEO of Illumagear joins Peggy Smedley to look at how one new product can help create a safer jobsite by giving workers “halos” that will brighten up the project.