May 7 –
May 11 is National Construction
Safety Week. During this week, the construction industry recognizes
workplace safety concerns and works together to prevent injuries on the job. With
workers in the construction industry being at risk every day, Illinois workNet
offers resources that can help inform workers on how to avoid injuries and
prevent an accident at your work. Be it a reminder for yourself or a way to
convey this information to coworkers, you can learn more about construction
safety at the Construction Safety
you are just getting started in the industry or have been in it for years, these
resources apply to workers of all positions and stages throughout construction projects.
is a list of resources Illinois workNet has put together for National
Construction Safety Week:
- Be Safe in Your New
Job – When starting a new job, it’s important to be aware and
cautious of equipment you have not previously used. From operating workplace
equipment to preparation and clean-up of your workspace, this article covers
important safety precautions to keep in mind when on the job.
- Stay Safe and
Productive at Work – Following your company’s safety guidelines is key to prevent
workers from getting hurt. This article covers safety tips for the workplace so
that you and your team can be efficient in all your construction projects.
- Technical Skills – Read
up on the different skills required in the industry and how you can keep your skills
and performance up to date.
- Do You Need a Work
Permit? – For younger members of the workforce, this article provides
information on what jobs require work permits, rules for youths in the
workplace, and how to apply for the work permit you will need.
how you contribute to a safe work environment by taking the Safety Pledge.
more information on National Construction Safety Week, go to the Construction Safety Week website to
learn about the history, upcoming events, the companies involved with this
initiative, and much more.
have any questions about National Construction Week, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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