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Industry news to keep our workers safe on the job, in the community and at home.

The Heat is On

Posted on July 23, 2018

By Vogel Bros. Safety Department Summer is in full swing and so is the heat. News headlines across the country are warning people to take precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke. There are also very serious yet lesser-known heat-related headlines you may not have heard about, such as: “Summer [...]

Celebrate the 4th Safely

Posted on June 25, 2018

By: Vogel Bros. Safety Department July 4th is our Independence Day, and that means cookouts, parades, flags and fireworks. While there’s plenty to celebrate, unfortunately, the thrill and excitement of fireworks can also bring pain and injury. Vogel Bros. encourages you to only enjoy fireworks at a public display conducted by professionals, especially since under [...]

2018 Trench Safety Stand-Down

Posted on May 29, 2018

By Daniel Vogel, Safety Specialist At Vogel Bros. Building Co., we believe that all jobsite accidents are preventable and that our actions make a difference. With that in mind, we will be actively participating in the 2018 Trench Safety Stand Down, June 18-23, in an effort to raise trench safety awareness throughout our organization. During [...]

Learning and Relearning Keeps Us Safe

Posted on April 30, 2018

By Vogel Bros. Safety Department “Each day learn something new, and just as important, relearn something old.” –Robert Brault* Whether you’re a new apprentice or a seasoned journeyman one project away from retirement, Vogel Bros. believes we are all continual learners. When it comes to the safety of our employees on the jobsite, we believe [...]

People are the Key to My Success

Posted on April 2, 2018

By Daniel Vogel, Safety Specialist Being a young professional in the construction industry is not without its challenges. In January 2018 I was offered the opportunity to step into the role of Safety Specialist and be a resource for promoting a safe culture throughout the company. Transitioning from my previous role as a laborer in [...]

The True Cost of Saving Time

Posted on March 5, 2018

By Vogel Bros. Safety Department March 11, 2018 is Daylight Saving Time - when most of America will “spring forward” their clocks. Many of us will grumble about the precious hour of sleep this annual event costs us. But what many people fail to recognize is that this event can also cost some their health [...]