July 7th, 2020

Cogbill Construction Weekly Safety Tuesday, July 7th, 2020Though the odds of being in the situation of an active shooter are very slim, it is an advantage to have some sense of preparedness in case a situation were ever to arise. Active shooting situations often occur for 10-15 minutes before law enforcement even arrives. Therefore, you must always try to be mentally and physically aware and prepared to respond. A good thing to keep in mind when in a life threatening situation is to Run,...

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June 23rd, 2020

Cogbill Construction Weekly Safety Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020With Summer’s arrival, lawn care will be performed more often whether it be at work or at home. In either case, this task can be completed safely is some guidelines are followed, while personal injury and property damage can be the result if such guidelines and suggestions are ignored. The following are some basic points to keep in mind while mowing grass, but do not cover all aspects of lawn care safety. As such, all operators...

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June 16th, 2020

Policy Purpose & Scope: All employees are given the responsibility and authority to stop work whenever they believe a situation exists where: It places them, their coworker(s), contracted personnel, or the general public at risk or danger. It could adversely affect the safe operation or cause damage to the facility or its equipment. It could result in a release of radiological or chemical effluents to the environment. The policy provides a...

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June 9th, 2020

Various PPE are required in the steel fabrication industry, including while during hot work. Hot work operations at Cogbill include, but are not limited to: 1. Cutting: CNC Plasma tables, hand-held plasma and oxy-acetylene torches, saws, cutting disks, etc. 2. Grinding: Hand-held grinders, bench grinders, etc. 3. Tacking & Welding: GMAW, FCAW, SMAW, GTAW, etc. To protect our employees, we require them to follow these PPE guidelines while doing hot...

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June 3rd, 2020

In Southeast Texas we know very well the stress and chaos a hurricane can cause. As the first week of hurricane season begins, we want to share with everyone some of our hurricane preparedness tips, so you will be prepared if a hurricane heads towards your community.Two Choices: Stay or Evacuate Depending on one’s life experiences, properties, capabilities and circumstances, some would evacuate, especially if the authorities issue a mandatory evacuation for their community. Others would...

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