construction safety News

Construction Crews ‘Bend and-Stretch’ with Miley Cyrus, Vanilla Ice to Limit Injuries

It’s called bend-and-stretch, a sequence of exercises that all Mortenson and Scull construction crews participate in before starting their day working on the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center arena project. “It is how we start our day, every single day,” Max …

Maine Offering Workplace Safety Courses This Month

Maine is offering free classes on workplace safety for business owners and employees this month. The various courses being taught throughout September include scaffolding and fall protection, forklift operator training and construction safety. Most of the courses are being held …

Insurer Donates to Tennessee Construction Safety Research Center

A company that provides insurance for contractors has given a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, center dedicated to construction safety research $20,000 to continue its work. Executive Director Ed Taylor says the funds will help the center fund impromptu projects. He …