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New smart PPE system monitors workers’ heat stress and sweat rate

“This new feature tells managers which workers to monitor closely on hot days, and when and how to alter an individual’s schedule or workload…”Nicole Moyen, Vice President of Kenzen’s Research and Development

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Despite safety measures, fatal falls continue to plague the roofing industry

Read The frequency of falls by Richard Trewyn on NRCA’s Professional Roofing Periodical.

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A Look into the Construction Industry Post-Pandemic

Employer stresses the importance sanitation and social distancing.

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The Current State of Jobs in Construction

Despite 2020 layoffs, construction’s labor woes persist -read on Construction Dive Construction Loses 61K Jobs in February as Unemployment Rate Hits 9.6% -read on Engineer News-Record

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Yes, Even Vaccinated Employees Must Continue Wearing Masks

“it is important to wear a face covering and remain physically distant from co-workers and customers even if you have been vaccinated because it is not known at this time how vaccination affects transmissibility.”

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COVID-19 Vaccine for Contractors

Contractors consider COVID-19 vaccine incentives for hesitant workers

Contractors’ vaccine incentives must comply with laws

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Construction workers among least likely to seek vaccine, report says

Joe Bousquin writes for Construction Dive about the current statistics on workers willing to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Read here

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U.S. Labor Department issues COVID-19 workplace safety guidance

Click here for the article on Reuters.com

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What Roofing Firms Should Know About Vaccine Mandates

Can We Require Our Employees to Take the COVID-19 Vaccine? Should We?

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Report: Fatal injury rate for roofing workers increases

BLS Report Shows Roofing Fatalities Up by 15% in 2019. Read the article by Chris Gray on Roofing Contractor.

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