4 Safety Equipment You Need at Your Construction Site

Construction workersYour ability to keep your workers safe during a construction project plays a huge role in ensuring that you can complete the project on time. However, if you have ever been on a construction site, you know that is easier said than done.

Fortunately, certain pieces of equipment can make the site safer for your workers. Here are four of them.

Cherry pickers

Trailer-mounted cherry pickers are highly effective when performing any tasks at height. The equipment provides enough room for the worker and his tools and has the mobility to move to tight angles.

Tasks performed using cherry pickers include painting, cleaning or installing certain fixtures on the wall of the building, for instance, lights.

Safety halo light

Typically, people working on construction sites will be required to wear appropriate gear, and that includes a hard hat to prevent head injuries. Connecting a halo light on the hat provides the worker with their own spotlight, particularly if they working in a dark place or at night.

The light also makes it easy for other workers to see you coming, averting any unintended injuries.

Safety drones

A few years ago, few people would have imagined that drones would be part of the construction industry. However, the application of drones to create sharper situational awareness and boost safety at construction sites is quickly becoming the norm.

Construction safety phone

As a project manager, you need to keep a sharp eye on everything thing that goes on at the construction site to ensure every potential hazard is taken care of. However, what happens when your human eye cannot spot potential catastrophes?

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That is where a smartphone with thermal imaging capabilities comes in. It allows you to see the heat in infrared as you inspect the building. Where you spot heat, you know you need to fix something before disaster strikes.

Ensuring that the construction site is safe for your employees can boost their confidence and encourage them to work more productively. A central part of creating a more secure working site is by providing suitable safety equipment.