National Trench Safety LLC (NTS), a Houston-based company specializing in the rental and sales of trench and traffic safety equipment, as well as engineered services and OSHA-compliant training classes, has announced that industry veteran and highly respected engineer and author, Joe Turner, P.E., has joined NTS as its new Director of Engineering, Research and Product Development.
Former Navy SEAL Robert J. O’Neill is one of the most highly-decorated combat veterans of our time. He was a team leader with the SEAL Team Six, where he was deployed more than a dozen times and held combat leadership roles in more than 400 combat missions in four different theaters of war. In his line of work, instant, critical decision-making is an absolute necessity for success.
As we step into September, Members of Congress return to Washington, D.C., after a five-week recess. While Congress has not been inactive, the overwhelming majority of action taken in both the House and Senate has been largely symbolic because of political posturing and the refusal to vote on legislation passed by the opposite party.
Sometimes a contractor’s projects don’t follow a typical 9-to-5 schedule. When work spills over into the evening, a crew needs the right equipment to stay productive and meet deadlines.Built with a standard 30-ft mast, these sturdy machines lend a hand in illuminating construction sites, mining locales, disaster and emergency response areas and special events when a little extra light is needed for work to continue.
Safety management is not just a job — it is an honorable profession. Safety professionals and practitioners are all of the safety managers, directors and coordinators currently working for companies today. They do not have to be certified, nor do they need a lot of letters after their names, but it is to their advantage and to that of the companies they work for to have certification.