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New OSHA Standards Spur Response From SC&RA

New OSHA Standards Spur Response From SC&RA

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA, provides a range of guidelines designed to keep workers safe on the job. As of May 2018, OSHA printed a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding construction cranes and derricks. The goal was to provide clarification on employer responsibilities regarding crane operator safety. Sigalarm is deeply concerned with this topic. Read on to learn about the latest OSHA operator certification rules, along with the SC&RA’s response to the changes being proposed.

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The Price Of Safety at Construction Sites

The Price Of Safety at Construction Sites

Once upon a time, people viewed construction site accidents as the cost of doing business. In fact, companies went so far as to build the price of accidents and injuries into job estimates, and it wasn’t uncommon for multiple workers to lose their lives in the erection of a building or bridge. Fortunately, times have changed, and modern construction businesses take greater care to protect the lives of their workers. Learn more about construction site safety and what your team can do to keep its members safe.

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Power Line Electrocution Leading Cause of Construction Death

Power Line Electrocution Leading Cause of Construction Death

According to the Center for Construction Research and Training, power line electrocution is one of the leading causes of death in the industry. In fact, between 1992 and 2010 alone, more than 2,400 construction workers lost their lives as a result of electrocutions occurring on job sites. A leader in power line warning systems, Sigalarm is passionate about protecting workers and bystanders alike. Learn more about how these incidents occur, along with tips for avoiding them in your business moving forward:

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Crane, Derrick, And Hoist Safety

Crane, Derrick, And Hoist Safety

It’s no secret that manufacturers and construction companies regularly move heavy loads in the course of doing business. While this work helps keep communities functioning effectively and efficiently, it often leads to significant safety issues affecting both the workers in the machines and those on the ground. Read on to learn more about Sigalarm’s commitment to Crane, Derrick, and Hoist Safety. Read more

Sigalarm's Long History of Protecting People

Sigalarm’s Long History of Protecting People

Usually when we think of the phrase, “Protecting People,” what comes to mind is a firefighter, soldier, or police officer. That’s what they do in their professions. Sigalarm is driven on the same premise. By creating the best devices to keep workers, drivers, and personnel safe, we believe we are protecting people, often saving their lives.

Sigalarm is in the business of saving lives. That’s not hyperbole, that’s fact.

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The Sigalarm Story: Saving Lives

The Sigalarm Story: Saving Lives

Sigalarm is in the business of saving lives. That’s not hyperbole, that’s fact. Currently, owned and operated by Lance and Kim Burney, Sigalarm has been part of remarkable growth in the proximity alarm industry since 1999. Over the past 17 years, Lance and Kim have seen an increase in the acceptance of proximity alarms and other life-saving devices.

In the video below, Lance and Kim discuss the life-saving mission of Sigalarm and how the company achieves that mission every day.
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Why Powerline Contacts Keep Occurring

Why Power Line Contacts Keep Occurring

Power line contacts are a danger that Sigalarm wants to eliminate. Hard working Americans deserve the safest environment as they do their jobs. Whether they are construction workers, firefighters, utility repairmen, mobile journalists, or cable installers, they need to be kept safe. Read more

Sigalarm's Quality Assurance

Sigalarm’s Quality Assurance

When it comes to saving lives, you have to have a high level of quality assurance. Since it’s inception, Sigalarm has been know for reliable products. These products marry innovation and safety to make it easier for workers on job sites to stay safe. Our sensors detect electric fields emitted by high voltage power lines and help to keeper workers and their equipment at a distance.

In the video below, Ashley Pertler, Sigalarm’s Operations Manager, walks through our in-house quality assurance process. While we do conduct QA tests on all products before they even leave the factory, there is an extra, final check that is done at Sigalarm headquarters. Using a high voltage simulator, Sigalarm can test its voltage readers and ensure that it’s functioning correctly.

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Berkeley Concrete Pumping

Berkeley Concrete Pumping Evaluates Sigalarm

Berkeley Concrete Pumping did a full evaluation of Sigalarm, and we appreciate their work. We are proud to help this excellent concrete pump company. Sigalarm leads the way in creating a “safety culture” in different industries. Our user-friendly devices are not only intuitive but are also durable and designed for safety programs and initiatives. Without further ado, let’s look at the results from their evaluation. Read more

Promoting a Safety Culture: Sigalarm's Ashley Pertler

Promoting a Safety Culture: Sigalarm’s Ashley Pertler

Sigalarm’s mission is to make it safer for professionals like engineers, construction workers, and firefighters to do their jobs safely. High voltage power lines are often close to job or disaster sites and being aware of them can save lives. In the video below, Sigalarm’s Operations Manager Ashley Pertler discusses how Sigalarm’s work and how their products help other companies develop a safety culture.
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