To Prevent Falls in Construction
Sept. 14-18, 2020
 
The National Safety Stand-Down raises fall hazard awareness across the country in an effort to stop fall fatalities and injuries. Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees and those deaths were preventable.

This is not just for construction employees. A Safety Stand-Down is a voluntary event for employers to talk directly to employees about "Fall Hazards" and to reinforce the importance of "Fall Prevention". It's also an opportunity for employers of companies not exposed to fall hazards to discuss other job hazards they face, protective methods, and the company's safety policies and goals. To learn more go to the OSHA website

To help you participate, PHASE Associates provides comprehensive Fall prevention and Construction safety consulting services and training which include but not limited to OSHA Fall Protection training and assessments, Ladder Safety training, 10- and 30-Hour Construction training, and customized Job Safety Analysis/Inspections and/or Health & Safety Plan (HASP) to help reduce incidents, accidents and injuries at a job site. 

Contact Gary Schwartz, CIH, CSP or  Ken Bickerton, CIH, CSP  for more information. 
Sept. 14-18, 2020

Construction Safety Week is a week-long event that happens annually. The construction industry, its clients and business partners take this opportunity to recommit to sending every worker home safe each day. Click here to learn more.

PHASE Associates provides a 10-hour and 30-hour Construction Safety course that  includes Falls among the Focus Four (4 leading causes of construction deaths): 
  1. Electrical Hazards
  2. Fall Hazards
  3. Struck-By Hazards
  4. Caught-In or -Between Hazards
For more information about our training contact Gary Schwartz, CIH, CSP or  Ken Bickerton, CIH, CSP.

The CDC recently published a fact sheet  on heat stress prevention for returning employees to adapt to the work environment while also protecting themselves. It is suggested to wear light weight face coverings and take more frequent breaks. In the workplace employers or building owners should reevaluate the ventilation and provide cooling stations. 

PHASE Associates provides WBGT meter monitoring and ventilation surveys to monitor the potential heat stress risk factors in your workplace. 

For more information about our services contact Gary Schwartz, CIH, CSP, Ken Bickerton, CIH, CSP  or Adam Schwarzenberg, CIH, CSP, CHMM.
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Employee Announcement

Congratulations to Stephen Seuling, ASP, on his Associate Safety Professional (ASP) certification. 
PHASE Associates Welcomes New Employee

We are pleased to announce that we have added a new Industrial Hygienist to our team. Welcome Tim Liao

Mr. Liao started with us in June 2020 part-time helping on a non-contact temperature reading project. He earned his B.S. in Environmental Science from Rutgers University, School of Environmental & Biological Sciences. He also earned a 30-hour OSHA training and 40-hour HAZWOPER certificate. Mr. Liao formerly worked at Freeport McMoRan (FCX), where he started as an intern conducting noise monitoring surveys, mist, dust and fume sampling. He also improved their Standard Operating Procedures based on OSHA regulations. Appointed to a full time Health and Safety Supervisor for FCX, he conducted OSHA compliance audits on company property. He also created a "Management of Change" to install a crosswalk and expand a parking lot to ensure best practices for ground control and pedestrian safety.

Please join us in welcoming Tim!
About PHASE Associates:
PHASE Associates offers a comprehensive range of environmental, health and safety services within Industrial Hygiene & Safety, Indoor Air Quality, Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Training, Construction & General Safety and Environmental Management/Hazardous Waste Operations. We customize a specific solution that is tailored specifically for you and your company.
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