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Zach Everett

Zach Everett is corporate safety director for Brazos Masonry, Inc. He has served as the Safety Committee Chairman for the Mason Contractors Association of America. He can be reached at 254-848-5830 or zeverett@brazosmasonry.com.

75 articles by Zach Everett:

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Identifying Construction Hazards

Identifying Construction Hazards

The following examples are intended to remind workers of the typical construction hazards we see regularly with hopes that everyone will put safety first and correct hazards as they find them. Full story

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Injury Management Flow Chart

Injury Management Flow Chart

Injuries are going to happen and we want to be ready when they do. An injury management flow chart will help minimize costs and worker pain. Full story

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Accidents

Accidents

Too often hazardous conditions come to our attention only after someone is hurt or seriously injured. Full story

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Crane Safety Checklist

Crane Safety Checklist

The following checklist may help you take steps to avoid hazards that cause injuries, illnesses and fatalities. Full story

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Construction

Construction

Nearly 6.5 million people work at approximately 252,000 construction sites across the nation on any given day. Full story

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Don’t Let Your Luck Run Out

Don’t Let Your Luck Run Out

Safety does not come naturally. It requires you to constantly ask questions and educate yourself. Full story

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Enter the MCAA Safety Advantage Awards

Enter the MCAA Safety Advantage Awards

Submissions are now open for the 2019 MCAA Safety Advantage Awards, sponsored by Federated Insurance Full story

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Hand Protection Checklist

Hand Protection Checklist

The following checklist may help you take steps to avoid hazards that cause injuries, illnesses and fatalities. Full story

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More Information on Scaffold Inspection

More Information on Scaffold Inspection

Scaffolding must be erected on firm footing capable of carrying the maximum intended load. Boxes, barrels, loose concrete blocks or brick must not be used to support the structure. Full story

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Scaffolding Safety

Scaffolding Safety

Scaffolds are used every day in construction, providing a place to work from, and used in con-junction with other scaffolds, they become support structures or platforms to store material. Full story

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Common Sense and Accident Prevention

Common Sense and Accident Prevention

You can do a quality job without rushing. This is just common sense - something smart workers use! Full story

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Report of the MCAA Safety Committee

Report of the MCAA Safety Committee

The report of the MCAA Safety Committee presented at the 2019 MCAA Convention in Las Vegas. Full story

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Forklift Operator Responsibility

Forklift Operator Responsibility

Make sure you are aware of your surroundings, blowing your horn and doing the things needed to ensure your coworkers go home safe. Full story

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The Fire Triangle

The Fire Triangle

Fire can be compared to a triangle. Three sides are necessary to make a triangle and three ingredients are necessary to cause a fire. Full story

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Winter Driving Part 2

Winter Driving Part 2

The expert driver is constantly on the lookout for areas that might induce skidding, such as unexpected ice patches or piles of wet leaves, to be found especially in shady areas or on overpasses. Full story

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Thanksgiving Fire Prevention Safety

Thanksgiving Fire Prevention Safety

Thanksgiving Day has more than double the number of home cooking fires than an average day according to the U.S. Fire Administration. Full story

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Ladder Safety

Ladder Safety

Before using a ladder, inspect it for faults, such as broken rungs or rails. If it is an extension ladder, inspect the pulleys, ropes and locks for excessive wear. Full story

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Working Around Trenches and Excavations

Working Around Trenches and Excavations

With little or no warning, unprotected, improperly shored, or improperly sloped trenches and walls can collapse, trapping anyone below or close thereto. Full story

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Forklifts

Forklifts

Approximately 100 employees are fatally injured and approximately 95,000 employees are injured every year while operating powered industrial trucks. Full story

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Personal Fall Arrest System Use, Care and Inspection

Personal Fall Arrest System Use, Care and Inspection

Would you gamble with your life? A lot of people do when they fail to inspect their personal fall arrest equipment daily. Full story



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