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Safety & Health

Soft Tissue Injuries

Soft tissue injuries are damage to ligaments, tendons or muscles. This damage can happen from a single event, such as a fall or impact, or over time from a series of repetitive motions.

Old Ideas with a New Spin

What keeps you up at night? Employee mental health and wellness was the primary topic discussed at the second annual safety roundtable held during AWCI’s Industry Leaders Conference in October.

Women’s Safety Vest

Pyramex® introduces the Women’s RVZF61 Safety Vest, a meticulously designed safety garment offering a custom fit and an array of practical features tailored to meet the unique needs of women in the workplace.    The Pyramex...

Mental Health in Construction

The Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry is among many groups that have pledged to stand up for suicide prevention in the construction industry, part of a coalition organized by the Construction Industry Alliance for...

Weather Worries—When Mother Nature Threatens to Strike

As if completing projects on schedule isn’t already enough to do, a contractor must now deal with meteorology. This summer saw record-breaking weather extremes in rain, heat and poor air quality, which hit much of...

Prevention Through Design

The Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry has greatly increased its focus on safety over the past few years and is working to provide resources that are focused on the type of work...

Lessons Learned from AWCI’s First Peer Safety Reviews

AWCI safety leader Matt Taylor, director of compliance/risk at OCP Contractors in Ohio, had a brilliant idea: Why not put together a group of safety professionals from AWCI member firms to make confidential safety...