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#GeekPrideDay

Celebrating the geeky side of construction & safety There’s something to be said about how much technology can help us in the construction industry. From research into safe building materials to apps that help prevent falls onsite, we’re excited to celebrate National Geek Pride Day. Here’s some of our favorite construction tech to geek out about: […]

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Stop and Inspect – Guardian SLRs

Notice for Guardian brand Halo and Edge cable SRLs This is an inspection notification courtesy of Guardian Fall Protection. If you use these products, please read and follow the instructions below. This notice applies only to the Guardian SRL part #s listed herein, and only for products manufactured from January 1st, 2015 through March 2017. […]

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Ch-ch-changes

We’ve shaken things up at The Integrated Group office.   Benjamin Now an HR Administrator for client accounts On Team Wendy Spirit animal is a dapper teacup pig Stefanie Now a Client Services Coordinator On Team Louie You’ll know she’s nearby when you hear singing Sarah New to the office Administrative Coordinator (aka Rockstar) Likes rugby, […]

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Employees Witness 5-alarm Oakland Construction Fire

Video via Alameda County Fire Department of the Holliday construction fire on May 13, 2017. This past weekend, a few of The Integrated Group’s employees witnessed the aftermath of a huge, 5-alarm construction site fire near Oakland-Emeryville, CA. This is the second to hit that same site in less than a year. Driving through the […]

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Get up, Stand down

Falls happen. They don’t need to. Join groups nationwide this week for National Safety Stand-Down week. It takes three easy steps: plan, provide, train. Plan on it Plan ahead to get the job done safely. We all know to “measure twice, cut once”. The same goes for safety planning. If you know what the job […]

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Heat Stress Awareness Month

Forecasts for the Pacific Northwest Region are already soaring, with estimates giving above normal temperatures and humidity starting as early as late May. Exposure to heat can cause serious illness and in some cases, death. Luckily, there’s plenty you can do to protect your employees. Risky business Any worker exposed to hot conditions is at […]

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May’s Puget Sound Safety Summit Conference

Seattle, WA – The Integrated Group would like to invite you to the Puget Sound Safety Summit Conference, facilitated by the TIG Safety Director, Rhett Carpenter, CHST.  Monthly Safety Summit meetings are held the second Wednesday of every month. Funded by the SMART Association, the Puget Sound Safety Summit Conference focuses on increasing educational opportunities, safety awareness […]

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OSHA Delays Enforcement of Silica Standard

Enforcement of OSHA’s updated silica standard is being delayed from June 23 to September 23rd to allow extra time for the organization “to conduct additional outreach and provide educational materials and guidance for employers” according to OSHA’s April 6th press release. Roughly 2 million construction workers are exposed to respirable silica in the workplace. The standard is […]

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Pipelayer Dies when Trench Wall Collapses

For more information regarding this incident or to access links to related Labor & Industries resources please click here. For training or questions in regard to controllable hazard prevention standards and requirements, contact The Integrated Group at 425-822-8500 or info@theintegratedgroup.com. Our hearts and prayers go out to all those affected by this loss.

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April’s Puget Sound Safety Summit Conference

  Seattle, WA – The Integrated Group would like to invite you to the Puget Sound Safety Summit Conference, facilitated by the TIG Safety Director, Rhett Carpenter, CHST.  Monthly Safety Summit meetings are held the second Wednesday of every month. Funded by the SMART Association, the Puget Sound Safety Summit Conference focuses on increasing educational opportunities, safety […]

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