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Levitt-Safety Blog

Category: Construction

  • Construction Safety by the Numbers

    Construction Safety by the Numbers

    The construction industry in Canada is booming, which means new jobs are being created every single day. With so many people entering this sector, it's more important than ever to recognize the common risks that can exist on job sites....

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  • Why Your Workplace Needs a Health and Safety Committee

    Why Your Workplace Needs a Health and Safety Committee

    Would your workers know what to do if they observed a risk in the workplace? Do they know who to go to in the case of an emergency? Navigating workplace health and safety can seem like a daunting task, but...

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  • What's So Dangerous About Construction, Anyway?

    What's So Dangerous About Construction, Anyway?

    Construction is huge business in Canada. In fact, the Toronto Region Board of Trade estimates we’ll see a jump of about 147,000 construction-related jobs created in the GTA alone by 2031. With so many new structures going up across the...

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  • Ladders: The Safety Hazard No One Thinks About

    Ladders: The Safety Hazard No One Thinks About

    Even though they’re found in every single industry and household, ladders are often neglected when it comes to safe work practices. Falls from ladders are much more common than you think, and happen for a variety of reasons, including: Not...

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