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Nail Gun Safety

Nail Gun Safety

Nail guns are powerful, easy to operate, and boost productivity. They are also responsible for about 37,000 emergency room visits each year in the United States. Safe work practices, proper personal protective equipment, and these tips can help prevent nail gun injuries.

2019 Fatal Occupational Injuries in Texas

DWC Releases Annual Report on Fatal Occupational Injuries in Texas

DWC releases total fatal injury counts and descriptive data annually to provide information that helps employers, safety professionals, and policymakers identify occupational safety and health issues. Read the report on the TDI website.

Online OSHA 10 Hour Class

Free Online OSHA 10-Hour Construction Class

The OSHA 10-Hour class offers live instruction and interactive class participation through Zoom. This class covers the basics of construction safety, industry-specific OSHA standards and requirements, and safety awareness to help employees find and reduce job site hazards. Participants receive an OSHA 10-Hour Construction card within eight weeks after course completion.

More information is on the TDI website.

Free OSHA Consulttions

Free Online Safety Consultations

The Texas OSHA Consultation Program (OSHCON) offers online consultations. Our OSHCON consultants are available by video conferencing, email, text, or phone. We can help you find, reduce, and remove safety and health hazards, and understand OSHA standards.

OSHCON also provides:

  • Training
  • Help with safety and health programs
  • Free safety training materials and publications

Need COVID-19 guidance?

  • Find the COVID-19 risk exposure level for your employees.
  • Enhance your respiratory protection program.
  • Get help to create or update an emergency preparedness plan for COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.

Check out the OSHCON webpage, or contact us: