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SAFE LIFTING

SAFE LIFTING

Do not attempt to lift or push objects that may be too heavy or bulky. Ask for HELP when the load is too heavy or awkward to be lifted safely. Any object weighing  greater than 50 lbs must be team lifted or lifted with the use of a mechanical device. Warm-up and...

FAMILY-CULTURE-LIFE

FAMILY-CULTURE-LIFE

Last week we reached 1000 DAYS since our last LOST TIME RECORDABLE. We gladly say it again, we are Blessed to have Safety Driven Craft Professionals here at PLS. We know that there is no way we could of reached this milestone without our Pros, Partners and Supervisors...

WEATHER CHANGING CAMPAIGN

WEATHER CHANGING CAMPAIGN

SLIPS & TRIPS CAN LEAD TO A DEADLY FALL!!!  We are on a mission to educate workers out in the field on the hazards that come with the changing of the weather. Falls are the leading cause for deaths in construction. As you have probably already noticed, the...

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

We are extra Thankful for all of you and your families this Thanksgiving. We hope all of you have a Blessed Thanksgiving with whoever you might be celebrating with. We know many of you have plans to travel and others are planning to work. As always, we want to remind...

HAVE A HAPPY NEW YEAR – STAY ALERT

HAVE A HAPPY NEW YEAR – STAY ALERT

We know that around this time of the year, a lot of us are making plans to celebrate yet another year and set goals for the next one. We want to take this opportunity to remind all Pros that this is also a time when most of us tend to be less alert of our...

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

We will be re-enforcing our PPE policy out in the field. We recently experienced a laceration on one of our job sites. Like all incidents that I have investigated, it was definitely preventable. Thankfully this PLS Pro had his PPE on and it ended up saving his eye....

STRUCK BY

STRUCK BY

It is important to always remember that Line of Fire hazards are one of the most deadly hazards found in Manufacturing and Construction. Each year hundreds of workers are injured by Line of Fire accidents. Deaths from Line of Fire injuries number into the hundreds....