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

Continued Learning: Safety Stand-Down

Posted on September 12, 2018

By Daniel Vogel, Safety Specialist As a learning organization, Vogel Bros. Building Co. embraces innovation as a means to improve our services. One way the Safety & HR Department helps sustain this learning environment and enhances our employees’ exposure to innovations within our industry, is by holding quarterly Safety Stand-Downs. A Safety Stand-Down is a [...]

Back to School Safety: Distracted Walking

Posted on August 20, 2018

By Daniel Vogel, Safety Specialist When we hear the words “back to school safety,” some of the safety concerns that come to mind are school buses, bicyclists and distracted drivers. But as the new school year approaches, parents across the country should be aware of another back to school safety concern: distracted walking. The start [...]

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 [...]