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Safety First: Reducing the Risk of Falls and Injuries in the Workplace

This week’s guest blog comes from Jayde Ferguson of DM Civil Contractors. The construction and mining industry is easily one of the most dangerous when it comes to falls and injuries in the workplace. Each year, thousands are injured on … Continue reading

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Gas Storage Tank Maintenance: Quick Tips and Fixes

Unless you’ve been living under a rock somewhere (and maybe even then) you’ve undoubtedly heard the good news: gas prices are nearly 50 percent lower than they were a year ago. Fleet companies, heavy equipment contractors, and other companies, apart … Continue reading

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How DeFoe Corp Cut Downtime by 50% with ManagerPlus

For over five years now, DeFoe Corp, a heavy highway contractor specializing in bridges and architectural concrete, has used ManagerPlus Enterprise to streamline their maintenance operations and regulatory compliance. Our best-in-class solutions have enabled them to zero in on common … Continue reading

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Case Study Details Benefits of ManagerPlus in the Oil and Gas Industry

ManagerPlus has released a new case study on Gas Field Specialists, Inc. (GFS) that explores the ways that this fast-growing oil and gas company utilizes our best-in-class products. Learn how GFS uses ManagerPlus solutions to streamline their maintenance and inspection … Continue reading

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OSHA Announces Updates on Recordkeeping Rule

The following guest post was written by Fositi Marie Athey of OSHAcampus.com The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule on reporting illnesses and injuries, as well as an updated list on recordkeeping … Continue reading

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10 Lethal Industrial Hazards & Ways to Decrease Risk of Injury Using Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)

Guest post by David James of Sandycroft Workwear, a UK-based safety apparel company. Careless health and safety practices within the construction industry were the cause of thousands of injuries and 148 deaths in the UK in 2013. The sad fact … Continue reading

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Reducing Regulatory Costs: 5 Reasons to Ditch Paper Systems for Maintenance Software

Debates over the effectiveness and necessity of government regulations have long been a fixture of political debates. The question is usually whether, or to what extent, government agencies should intervene in the economy to protect citizens from the costs or … Continue reading

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OSHA Fall Protection: Plan, Provide and Train

In this week’s guest blog from F. Marie Athey (OHST) of OSHAcampus.com, the rise in fall hazards is discussed along with tips on how to reduce them. And don’t miss our own take on this issue at OSHAcampus.com. by F … Continue reading

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4 Reasons Every Construction Company Should Use CMMS

As ManagerPlus prepares for CONEXPO, the major tri-annual construction show in Las Vegas that begins next week, we’ve been reviewing the key ways that our products can cut costs and help construction companies of all sizes maximize ROI on their … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Safety and Health Regulations for Construction, An Overview of 29 CFR 1926

  OSHA estimates that 3,945 workers died in 2012, 775 or 19.6 percent of whom were working in the construction industry when they experienced accidents linked to falls, struck-by objects, electrocution and caught-in/between hazards also known as the Fatal Four. … Continue reading

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