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#HazardSpotting is a community safety initiative to help raise awareness about workplace safety violations. Our readers submit photos, and we write a post with special guest insight from featured safety experts.

Think you’ve seen an unsafe work condition? Whether it’s construction, manufacturing, or food safety, we’ll investigate the hazard. Snap a picture and share your story with us by sending an email to the editor at Krissa (at) Smartsign.com.

How many safety violations can you find in this construction site? #HazardSpotting

How many safety violations can you find in this construction site? #HazardSpotting

| December 12, 2013 | 5 Comments

#HazardSpotting is a community safety initiative that helps raise awareness about dangerous workplace safety violations. Our audience submits pictures, and we write an article with insight from featured safety professionals. Our fourteenth installment is large-scale construction project. Along with our anonymous tipster, we welcome two construction safety experts, Max Everett and Brian Bennett, who conducted […]

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VIDEO: Missing fall protection on a flat roof! #HazardSpotting

VIDEO: Missing fall protection on a flat roof! #HazardSpotting

| November 20, 2013 | 2 Comments

#HazardSpotting is a community safety initiative that helps raise awareness about dangerous workplace safety violations. Our audience submits pictures, and we write an article with insight from featured safety professionals. This thirteenth post was spotted pretty close to home, and we were lucky to have a friend in the construction industry here in Brooklyn take a […]

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What’s wrong with this compressed gas cylinder? #HazardSpotting

What’s wrong with this compressed gas cylinder? #HazardSpotting

| October 1, 2013 | 2 Comments

#HazardSpotting is a community safety initiative that helps raise awareness about dangerous workplace safety violations. Our audience submits pictures, and we write an article with insight from featured safety professionals. In our twelfth edition, we’re examining transportation and storage hazards of compressed gas cylinders with guest insight from Frank Fox. Some things you stumble upon […]

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Spot the high rise construction hazards on this rooftop painting site #HazardSpotting

Spot the high rise construction hazards on this rooftop painting site #HazardSpotting

| September 12, 2013 | 4 Comments

#HazardSpotting is a community safety initiative that helps raise awareness about dangerous workplace safety violations. Our audience submits pictures, and we write an article with insight from featured safety professionals. In our eleventh installment, we’re examining a painting jobsite on the roof of a high rise. It’s unique to get such a clear view of a […]

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What fixed ladder hazards can you see? #HazardSpotting

What fixed ladder hazards can you see? #HazardSpotting

| August 28, 2013 | 3 Comments

#HazardSpotting is a community safety initiative that helps raise awareness about dangerous workplace safety violations. Our audience submits pictures, and we write an article with insight from featured safety professionals. In our tenth installment, we’re highlighting the ladder hazards in a building’s fixed roof access. We’ve spent a lot of time here at MySafetySign concentrating on […]

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What safety hazards do you see in this urban construction site? #HazardSpotting

What safety hazards do you see in this urban construction site? #HazardSpotting

| August 13, 2013 | 6 Comments

#HazardSpotting is a community safety initiative that helps raise awareness about dangerous workplace safety violations. Our audience submits pictures, and we write an article with insight from featured safety professionals. In our ninth installment, we’re highlighting the sidewalk scaffolding hazards in an urban construction zone. A few years ago I worked on an urban construction housing […]

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What crane construction hazards do you see? #HazardSpotting

What crane construction hazards do you see? #HazardSpotting

| July 17, 2013 | 6 Comments

#HazardSpotting is a community safety initiative that helps raise awareness about dangerous workplace safety violations. Our audience submits pictures, and we write an article with insight from featured safety professionals. In our eighth installment, we’re highlighting the crane hazards in a building construction zone. Cranes often inspire passersby to nervously look up, but when we took […]

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What’s wrong with this road construction site? #HazardSpotting

What’s wrong with this road construction site? #HazardSpotting

| June 19, 2013 | 26 Comments

#HazardSpotting is a community safety initiative that helps raise awareness about dangerous workplace safety violations. Our readers submit photos, and we write a post with special guest insight from featured safety experts. This week we’re highlighting the road construction hazards in a street construction zone. At MySafetySign, we believe hazard awareness can build safer communities. […]

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#HazardSpotting: Concrete cutting and work safety zones

#HazardSpotting: Concrete cutting and work safety zones

| June 3, 2013 | 5 Comments

#HazardSpotting is a community safety initiative that helps raise awareness about dangerous workplace safety violations. Our readers submit photos, and we write a post with special guest insight from featured safety experts. This week Patrick Sullivan comments on a photo taken of a masonry saw by a MySafetySign employee. New York City is a busy, […]

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#HazardSpotting: What’s RIGHT with this forklift photo?

#HazardSpotting: What’s RIGHT with this forklift photo?

| May 21, 2013 | 7 Comments

The nice folks at MySafetySign liked my interview and subsequent comments on the trench photo, and so I sent them this one and offered to analyze it for them. Their #HazardSpotting motif is: “Can you spot everything they’re doing wrong?” But in this photo I must ask, “Can you spot anything they’re doing RIGHT?” To […]

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How many trench dangers can you see? #HazardSpotting

How many trench dangers can you see? #HazardSpotting

| May 16, 2013 | 14 Comments

#HazardSpotting is a community safety initiative to help raise awareness about dangerous workplace safety violations. Our readers submit photos, and we write a post with special guest insight from featured safety experts. This week Robert L. Carlson comments on a photo taken of a construction trench by a MySafetySign employee. Let’s be clear: April showers […]

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