8 Reasons Why Industry Leading General Contractors Are Turning Away From Job-Built Wooden Safety Rails As the carpenter foreman completes his daily inspection of the wooden guardrail system, he notices a section where the toeboard is missing. A little
Challenging the Status Quo of Leading-Edge Safety Methods in Construction The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Hilmerson Safety™ U.S. Patent 10,597,057 for its safety rail cart system, also known as the Hilmerson Safety Rail System™ kit. Granted on
Changing a mindset takes a mountain of grit, something that describes Deb Hilmerson perfectly—from her hard hat to her steel toe boots. Her 30 years in construction as a field laborer and safety consultant landed her in the right
Hilmerson Safety™ was featured in the September 2019 Professional Safety Journal. Check out Dan Hannan's article "Lean To The Rescue" about how utilizing lean principles can save an organization money while reducing risk. Read Full Article at Professional Safety
Hilmerson Safety’s™ Dan Hannan and Debra Hilmerson discuss rooftop management risks and satisfying OSHA requirements for building owners and facility managers in the July 2019 edition of Buildings Magazine.
Hilmerson Safety™ featured in For Construction Pros: “Engineered Guardrail System Improves Safety and Profitability”
Learn how the Hilmerson Safety™ designed an engineered system to help contractors reduce waste, improve safety and increase profitability in March 2019 Edition of For Construction Pros.
The idea is simple but powerful, one guardrail panel sold = one tree planted! In 2018 the Hilmerson Safety Rail System™ replaced approximately 125,000 linear feet of 2x4s on construction sites around the country supporting lean initiatives, sustainable building practices,
Stop at our booth B51624 at World of Concrete to see why construction industry leading general contractors are using the Hilmerson Safety Rail System™! Improve job site safety with engineered leading edge protection while significantly reducing labor hours and material waste. Eliminate
Dan Hannan, CSP A common belief is that success favors those that are active rather than passive. Hitting things head-on and hard directs the outcome, while being passive leaves you vulnerable. When it comes to safety, and in particular fall protection,
Dan Hannan, CSP and Debra Hilmerson As 5S methodology and lean building practices become more wide spread in the construction industry, there is a growing need for smart safety solutions that are designed to align with lean building practices. Originally
How to Develop a Safety Strategy Dan Hannan, CSP A strategy establishes the broad means and methods of how business will be conducted to achieve progress and attain goals. Approaching something strategically implies calculated decision-making. Strategies are forward-looking and develop
When Safety Training Misses the Mark Dan Hannan, CSP Sitting through bad safety training is brutal. But it can be a double whammy for an employer who pays for a bad safety training, while paying employees to attend, and pushing
Leveraging Your Resources for Safety Program Progress Dan Hannan, CSP As the safety leader for your company your challenges are many, and leveraging resources for safety program progress can be a great way to drive improvements. One of the items
What if OSHA Didn’t Exist? Dan Hannan, CSP Sorry to disappoint but OSHA does exist and it's here to stay. But if OSHA was absent from our lives would we be better off? What would the workplace look like? Would
Are Safety Incentives OK? Employers are often in one of two camps when it comes to safety incentives: Safety is a condition of employment. You are paid to perform your job well and stay injury-free. Your pay is your incentive
Were you satisfied with your organization’s safety performance last year? Dan Hannan, CSP Regardless of your answer to that question, allow me to challenge you with this question—how do you know? It is critical to evaluate and understand how you
Mortenson Construction has announced that they will be utilizing Hilmerson Safety Rail Systems™ to protect workers at height and Current Cover™ to protect workers from electrical hazards.