Anyone who works for or with Hunter Roberts knows that safety and our efforts to remain Incident and Injury Free are a priority to us every day of the year, not just for one week a year. Though we focus on IIF every day, Safety Week offers us an opportunity to reexamine our journey, share what’s w
Hunter Roberts has been on an IIF journey approaching 10 years, so it seems it’s gone beyond a “flavor of the month,” and is now a key piece to who our company is and how we run our projects. IIF is different than traditional safety programs in that it doesn’t exist until we define it, perso
OSHA rules dictate that workers need fall protection when working more than six feet above a surface (such as a poured floor or the ground). Guardrail systems, controlled access zones, and safety monitors are common passive systems that identify fall hazards and prevent falls.
Ladders and scaffolds present some of the most common locations of safety lapses and accidents. This is because these are simple devices for safe climbing, which can allow workers using them to mistake simplicity for harmlessness, allowing frequency of use to supersede precautions or rules of proper
Aerial lifts can offer much more stability and a safer operating environment than a ladder or Baker scaffold, but lifts are complex machines that require considerably more precautions and awareness to operate without incident. Common types of aerial lifts found on Hunter Roberts jobsites include sel
Fire safety is a frequent topic of discussion, from jobsites and within commercial office buildings, to home and school evacuation plans. Much of this discussion focuses on the importance of being prepared on how to react to a fire, but what can be done to prevent fires in the first place?