Safety

Safety is essential in the equipment rental world. Read on for safety tips and guides for different types of equipment, including aerial lifts, forklifts, manlifts, and more. Also, learn other strategies for being safe on a construction jobsite, such as the best way to protect your ears from loud noises.
Emergency Preparedness – How to Choose a Portable Generator for Your Household Appliances

You never know when a big storm will hit and leave you and your family without power. Emergencies happen, and extreme weather patterns are leaving American homes without electric more often. When there is no electricity, your refrigerator, cooking appliances, electronics, and even medical devices won’t be accessible.

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Ladders Safety Guide: How to Choose the Right Ladder for Your Project

There are different types of ladders to meet every job requirement. However, each ladder has its own safety concerns, so it is important to understand what type to use for each job. Find out how to choose the right ladder for your project along with a ladder safety guide. Getting the job done right is important, but so is the safety of your workers, your clients, and yourself.

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How to Control Moisture, Mold, and Humidity on the Job Site

One thing you can always be sure of is that your job site is prone to weather changes. In fact, the weather can change from one moment to the next. Now your most important job is ensuring the safety of all of your materials and equipment. The last thing you need is your materials becoming food for mold.

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Preventing Dehydration and Heatstroke During Hot-Weather Conditions

Preventing dehydration and heatstroke during hot weather will help you increase your business’s productivity and maximize your profits. Keep reading for more information about preventing heat stress and keeping your workers comfortable in hot weather.

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10 Common Safety Issues in Warehouses

Warehouse work comes with quite a few safety risks. Workers in warehouses must be aware of many potential dangers to stay safe on the job. They also need to take many warehouse safety issues seriously, including slips and falls and operating heavy equipment. Learn about the most common safety issues in warehouses and how you can protect yourself while on the job.

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Carbon Monoxide: How to Keep Your Crew Safe Around Generators

At a job site, construction workers can experience many health hazards that can result in injury, disability, or even death. When colder weather occurs, workers bring some construction gear inside to do their job. This may include generators. Without the right ventilation, generators can cause carbon monoxide to enter the air and poison your workers. It is a colorless and odorless gas, making it hard to detect.

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Pet Safety Around Construction Sites, Renovation Projects, and Heavy Equipment

To keep your pet safe, you need to know what measures to take. This guide will help walk you through the risks that construction and renovation pose to your pet, and the steps you can take to keep them calm and safe.

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Working in the Winter: How to Stay Safe and Keep Equipment in Good Shape

Each season brings its own set of challenges to construction job sites. In the winter, you can expect bitter cold, deep snow, and slippery ice. Each issue can put your crew at risk, damage your equipment, and put your job behind schedule. Rather than plowing ahead as you would in any other season, take a few essential safety steps. Follow the tips below to stay safe and keep equipment in good shape when working in winter weather.

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Who All Needs Boom Lift Certification and Training?

Boom lifts have been a popular type of equipment on construction sites for years. The lift’s versatility makes it an excellent choice for many tasks that need to be completed up off the ground. However, workers need specialized training to operate this type of aerial lift. To keep a work site safe, boom lift operators must be certified by a trusted source. Learn more about the training requirements for using a boom lift to help keep your workers safe.

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How to Stay Safe While Operating a Manlift

To stay safe when you operate a manlift, you need to follow the rules. Safety measures are not suggestions. Without workers following these rules, your job site becomes dangerous. Manlifts operated incorrectly put your workers in danger of crushing injuries and falls. Plus, you could do expensive damage to on-site property and the lift itself. This article will explain the specific safety practices you need to follow, plus the training you and your employees should have to use this equipment.

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Frost Laws: What They Are and How to Comply

In places where the temperatures eventually heat up after a cold winter, trucking, transportation, and construction companies are affected by more than just the warmer weather. There are also special laws in place that regulate how these companies operate after the coldest months of the year. To make sure you’re following these rules, learn more about frost laws, including why they exist and how you can make sure to comply.

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How to Safely (and Efficiently) Set Up Your Wedding Venue

While the idea of setting up your own wedding venue may sound intimidating, for the DIY/money-conscious couple, it’s a very real (and often thrifty) option.

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