Archive | October, 2014

How safe are plastic mushroom caps?

“The purpose of this alert is to advise employers and employees of the dangers of falling against exposed reinforcement bars, even if they have plastic protective covers (known as rebar-caps) attached.  It also provides advice to suppliers of rebar-caps. Background An incident occurred in New South Wales in which a person stumbled and fell, impaling […]

A WISA Vision for Construction Site Safety

WISAblock’s vision for construction sites. We wouldn’t be the first construction workers who have seen reinforced steel construction work and felt despair after spending a large amount of time installing plastic caps, returning to the same area that afternoon only to find most of the units we had installed had ended up on the ground after […]