2022 National Electrical Safety Month: Energy Resilience

2022 National Electrical Safety Month: Energy Resilience

Electrical engineer using digital multi-meter measuring equipment to checking electric current voltage at circuit...

admin May 3, 2022
Tools to Help Improve Work Zone Safety Awareness

Tools to Help Improve Work Zone Safety Awareness

In Oregon, from 2015 to 2019 there was an average of 584 crashes in...

admin April 26, 2022
Distracted Driving Awareness Month: Take the Just Drive Pledge

Distracted Driving Awareness Month: Take the Just Drive Pledge

A man uses a cellphone while driving. Eight people are killed and hundreds more...

admin April 4, 2022
Providing a Safer Work Environment for Contractors

Providing a Safer Work Environment for Contractors

Becoming a contractor and going into the construction industry can be a great way...

admin November 3, 2018
GENERAL CONTRACTOR INSURANCE & SUBCONTRACTOR RISKS

GENERAL CONTRACTOR INSURANCE & SUBCONTRACTOR RISKS

It’s important to note that a General Contractor (GC) is responsible for work performed...

admin October 17, 2018
Subcontractors Safety Responsibilities

Subcontractors Safety Responsibilities

Apart from the owner and general contractor of a construction site, the subcontractor is...

admin June 25, 2018
OSHA 300 Log Requirements

OSHA 300 Log Requirements

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, the US Congress also established...

admin June 15, 2018
Eye Safety: The Dangers of Unprotected Eyes

Eye Safety: The Dangers of Unprotected Eyes

Eye Safety Accidents can happen on any job-site, at any time, but injuries to...

admin March 19, 2018
Tools to keep Your Cool

Tools to keep Your Cool

It's pretty hard to stay cool when you're working in the summer sun for...

admin July 5, 2017

Your Guide to the Globally Harmonized System Classification of Chemical Labeling

The title for this body of chemical labeling standards may sound like a mouthful,...

admin June 29, 2017

Tips for Developing a Safety Culture

  Safety should be a top concern for every employer. It is even more...

admin May 31, 2017

12 Safety Tips Every Contractor Can Use

1. Put Near Misses on Notice Learn to recognize when you’ve had a near...

admin March 24, 2017

Industry Deaths Happen, Can They Be Prevented?

Along with most industry professionals, here at American Contractors Organization, we try to keep...

admin March 13, 2017

March is Ladder Safety Awareness Month

If you’ve never heard of “Ladder Safety Awareness Month”, there’s probably good reason for...

admin March 8, 2017

Reducing Injury Rates Among Young Workers

As a general contractor, you’re required to fill each position of need with a...

admin February 21, 2017
Are Your Workers Safe in The Summer Heat?

Are Your Workers Safe in The Summer Heat?

OSHA has partnered up with the National Weather Service. What does this mean for...

admin August 8, 2016