OSHA reports that non-fatal construction injuries are on the rise. Even if you have a relatively clean safety record, it is prudent to consider using better, safer and more efficient options as they become available. As Hilmerson President and CEO Deb Hilmerson advised Construction Executive readers in this article, “Now is not the
Slab/Stair Grabber The Hilmerson Safety® Slab/Stair Grabber solution is perfect for installing leading edge fall protection on concrete slabs and for securing handrail on stairs. This specially designed Stair/Slab Grabber includes an anti-slip grip pad, swivel design, a quick-adjust handle, and is compliant with all applicable OSHA regulations.
Since day one, we have believed in challenging the status quo of construction safety practices. Our experience working with contractors and tradesmen and women in the capacity of safety consulting over the first 17 years in business was the inspiration behind developing innovative safety products for fall protection and perimeter control. We learned from
With the recent economic instability across most industries, The Contractors Compass, the official educational journal of the American Subcontractors Association, asked small construction businesses across America for their best survival tactics. In the article The Keys to Survival for Small Companies...From Those Who Are Doing It, customer service, cash flow, company culture, and embracing
Delucca Fence Company of Methuen, Massachusetts needed a robust barrier fence system with embedded privacy screening and easy installations. As a fence supplier they wanted a fencing product they could use and reuse for years. General Contractor: Delucca Fence Company, Inc. Type/Industry: Highway, street and bridge contractor Date: September 2020 - current Hilmerson Products Deployed: 530lf
Innovation Secures Workers on Job Sites, Saves Contractors Time & Money, and Reduces Guardrail Labor and Lumber WasteHilmerson Safety turns a hat-trick at US Patent and Trademark Office with award of its second and third U.S. Patents for its revolutionary Guardrail System.The second patent, which issued on October 6th as USD898317, recognizes the System's unique aesthetics, and
“Reusable safety systems don’t fall into the ‘nice if you can afford it’ column. They actually save money by reducing costs and inefficiencies, as well as providing additional revenue streams,” wrote Hilmerson Safety® President and CEO Deb Hilmerson. In her exclusive article for Construction Executive Magazine: “Why every commercial contractor should be using reusable safety
Lean Safety is the all-important plank of the 6S System. What is 6S? As an equation: 6S = 5S + Safety. President & CEO of Hilmerson Safety®, Debra Hilmerson, explains the direct correlation of eliminating the 8 Wastes with improved safety and discusses how “Lean” and “Safety” are interconnected and the three ways they support
Deb Hilmerson’s passion for safety – along with 30 years of construction experience – drove her to develop next-generation safety equipment that’s changing the industry. We appreciate Construction Best Practices’ invitation for Deb to share some of her expertise with general contractors across the U.S. in this article. General contractors have a complex job.
Construction inspections comprise 60% of OSHA’s total inspections. Our non-fatal injury rates are 71% higher than other industries. For this article "Do's & Don'ts from the Field: Would Your Jobsite Pass a Safety Inspection?" in Construction Superintendent, Deb Hilmerson stressed that because better solutions now exist, now may be a good time to reevaluate jobsite