Health and Safety

Keeping workers safe is the most important part of any construction project. CEG is committed to giving you the latest health and safety developments from OSHA, MSHA, the National Safety Council and beyond.



Brass Knuckle Splash Goggle/Face Shield-In-One is Force to Be Reckoned With

When it comes to protective equipment inspiring compliance, only one can rule the universe, and it's the Vader Combo from Brass Knuckle. This force to be reckoned with starts with the coolest, best-fitting, most fog-free protective eyewear product on the market, according to the manufacturer....


With Help From Michigan AgrAbility, Area Loggers Overcome Injuries

For Duane Berg, owner and founder of Berg Logging in Gladstone, Mich., business was booming in 2010 — right up until he fell off a roof. "I got injured in November 2010. Besides [being] a logger, I was a construction worker, and I was helping one of my friends do a job," Berg said....


Industry Urges Workers to Get COVID Vaccine

Right now, the construction industry is tackling critical coronavirus vaccine issues: Should employees have the vaccine or not, and does it matter? Can an employer mandate employees be vaccinated before entering a job site? How can an employer successfully overcome vaccine hesitancy? Deemed essential by the federal government, construction workers have been among priority groups for the coronavirus vaccine....


ARTBA Training Resources Aim to Improve Transportation Project Safety

As the transportation construction industry gets ready for its peak season, so too is the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) with its world-class safety training programs. "For decades, ARTBA has worked to create and deliver high-quality education resources that are focused directly on the hazards faced by the transportation construction industry," said Bradley Sant, ARTBA senior vice president for safety and education....


On 'Go Orange Day!' ARTBA Reminds Motorists to Drive Safe, Work Safe, Save Lives

With "Go Orange Day!" on April 28, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) observes National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) April 26-30, with this critical message to the nation's roadways users — "Obey Speed Limits....


Blue Smoke Control Eliminates Hot-Mix Asphalt's Odor-Causing Emissions

Blue Smoke Control, a division of Anaheim, Calif.-based Butler-Justice Inc. , introduced X-VOCS, the company's newest system for eradicating odor-causing emissions produced as a byproduct during hot-mix asphalt production....


VIDEO: AGC, Partners Urge Workers to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

The Associated General Contractors of America and other groups are partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to spend the week of April 19th urging construction workers to get their COVID-19 vaccines as soon as they are able....


Cat Footwear Addresses Chronic Pain in the Construction Industry by Launching the Cat Edge Boot

Cat Footwear, a division of Wolverine World Wide Inc. released its newest work boot designed for injury prevention for industrial workers — Cat Edge. Cat Footwear is stepping outside the box of traditional industrial footwear design with Cat Edge's ergonomically correct footwear platform, with the primary purpose behind the design of the boot to focus on the reduction of stress on the body for workers who are standing over long periods of time....


VIDEO: Arcosa Shoring Products New Video Highlights Environmental Social Governance Commitment

As a provider of infrastructure-related safety equipment and solutions, Arcosa Shoring Products strives to create long term value for its customers and stakeholders by promoting a culture that values Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) responsibility....


Civica Rx to Build Essential Medicines Facility in Virginia

On Jan. 21, Civica Rx (Civica Inc.) announced, along with Virginia's Governor Ralph Northam, its plans to build a 120,000-sq.-ft. sterile injectable manufacturing facility in Petersburg, Va., potentially creating more than 180 jobs....







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