August 3rd, 2018

Forklift Safety: Cogbill Construction

Forklift Safety is extremely important to Cogbill Construction. Our employees are heavily trained for forklift operation. Those who drive the forklift are held to the highest safety standards. We provide training for all new employees. Now lets take a look into our Tuesday Safety Meeting.
Crystalline Silica Exposure Hazard Safety:
What is Silica?

An educational video on Crystalline Silica started off Tuesday’s meeting. Crystalline Silica (Silica) is a chemical compound of Silicon…

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July 25th, 2018

Cogbill Inspiration | Hexavalent Chromium Safety

“Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It’s about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work, and you have to inspire team-mates and customers.” – Robin S. Sharma
Becoming a leader is a wonderful opportunity to reach out. Reach out to your employees, your boss, and even the community. Give your time and help inspire younger generations and help light the fire for success for those who work…

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July 18th, 2018

From Cogbill Kitchen | Focus & Safety

“Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the RIGHT things happen.” – Horace Mann
Safety Meeting Recap
Happy Wednesday everyone! Every Tuesday in our shop we have safety meetings. This allows our employees to learn new safety precausions and allow them to express any safety concerns. This Tuesday, we had a detailed discussion about the proper do’s and do not’s when operating a saw. This information was a reminder to all employees the safe…

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July 13th, 2018

Fatal Four Safety | Cogbill

Fatal Four: What does it mean?
The Fatal Four is the top four work place incidents that cause death. Deaths in 2016 totaled to 5,190 workers. That is nearly 14 deaths a day for the year! Specifically looking at construction industry, 991 of those deaths were in our industry. What are the top four accidents you may ask? Coming in first with 384 deaths is Falls. Falls contribute more than the next three accidents combined! In second with 93 deaths is Struck by an Object. This could be from…

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July 10th, 2018

Manufacturing Hold Down Clamp Sizes

Pipe Clamps
An industrial pipe clamp is a device used to hold down and secure a pipe or piping system. They can also be used for hanging pipes. When buying a pipe clamp, one of the first steps is to determine which type of clamp is needed. There is a variety of clamps on the market. Clamp types include: Rigid Clamps, Adjustable Clamps, Cushioned Clamps, U-Bolt Clamps, Swivel Crossover Clamps, Hold-Down Clamps, etc. The intended use of the pipe clamp will determine the type of clamp that will…

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