May 7 –
May 11 is National Construction
Safety Week. National Construction Safety Week acknowledges the
construction industry’s objective to reduce and remove the possibility of
workers getting hurt on the job. By communicating this awareness to the public
and across the industry, this goal comes closer to being achieved. With more
than 80 national and global construction companies making up The Construction Industry
Safety (CISI) group, this initiative continues to grow. You can learn more
about how to plan for and address Safety Week with your team on the Construction Safety
workers are at risk for injury every day on the job, which is why Illinois
workNet wants to offer resources that may prevent such accidents. Whether you
are just getting started in the industry or have a lot of experience in this
field, these resources apply to workers of all positions and stages throughout
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.
Become a sponsor or
partner of Safety Week and earn benefits for your company, or take the Safety
Pledge to get started on National Construction Safety Week.
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 email@example.com.
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