Studies show that “bump nailers” cause twice as many serious injuries compared with sequential-trigger nail guns. Three carpenters we interviewed (Shawn Mahler, Caleb Miller, and Nathan Roberts) described the injuries shown in these photos during video interviews available at the website for the Center for Construction Research and Training.
Three carpenters come clean about their injuries from using “bump nailers”—nail guns with contact triggers
For the very young, the very old, and the injured of any age, most homes are an accident waiting to happen
Suspect substance abuse? Unless you have a policy in place, your choice in how to respond is to either tolerate it or fire the employee
On the heels of Harvey and Irma, long-time remodeler Dan Bawden draws from his first-hand experience to help affected remodelers cope
Medical treatment and lost wages ... When someone working on a roof falls and is injured, there's a price to pay
Most consumers assume that their glazed windows and doors meet safety standards, but that’s often not the case
Determination not yet binding; ITC decision due in January
OSHA's reduced limits for jobsite exposure to crystalline silica is expressed in micrograms per cubic meter. Here's some math to make those numbers more meaningful
Here's what you need to do to comply with OSHA's final rule on respirable crystalline silica
It’s time remodelers adopted these commonsense measures to protect workers and homeowners from jobsite dust
The maker of flesh-sensing blade brake technology on saws will continue its lawsuit accusing other saw makers of conspiring to boycott its innovation
The respiratory tract is protected by mechanisms that work to keep our airways and lungs relatively clean
Dust isn’t just a nuisance byproduct of remodeling; it’s nasty stuff that’s bad for employees, bad for subs, bad for clients—and bad for business
You just got a phone call. What you hoped would never happen has happened. Now what do you do?
Accidents like this one are a primary reason OSHA is tightening up safety enforcement at residential jobsites
Appeals court upholds ruling against table saw manufacturer in accident case
Studies show that substance abuse is higher in construction than in almost any other industry. That's one more reason why every company should have a policy.
Here are some tips on what to do immediately after a table saw injury, just in case.
Court battles for table-saw related issues, such as flesh-sensor patents and lawsuits by injured table saw users, have been subject of legal controversy.