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The Best Way to Provide Certainty on the Job

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For any workflow to be effective, there needs to be a follow up process in place. I’ve always used the expression: “inspect what you expect.” If you expect your workers to perform a Hazard Analysis before every operation, you should verify it is being done. I’m not talking about doing this in a way that is authoritative, I’m talking about… (continue reading)

How to keep your insurance premiums and safety rates down

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In today’s construction world, safety is at the top of everyone’s list. When going after new projects, clients demand a good safety record. A lot of clients will set a ceiling on how high your OSHA Recordable Rate and Experience Modification Rate (EMR) can be, just to allow you to bid on some projects. These numbers are based on incidents where employees get hurt… (continue reading)

What Do You Need in an Effective Safety System?

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The primary goal for all of us is to keep people safe. Everyone wins when we can eliminate injuries and incidents. This is the main focus for the Iron Gate Safety System.  Iron Gate Safety System was built by construction experts that have real life experience in construction safety. We understand the importance of consistent… (continue reading)

Where Do You Fit in the Evolution of Safety?

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Over the last several years, we have all witnessed the evolution of safety in our industry. Fall protection equipment has become a lot more efficient, effective, and even more comfortable. Safety glasses come in various styles and fit our faces a lot better than they used to. Gloves give us a lot more specific protection depending on what… (continue reading)