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March 5, 2020

Celebrating Women in Construction

The 60th Anniversary of Women In Construction (WIC) Week is March 1-7, 2020. This is a national event that was started by the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) to highlight women as a viable component of the construction industry.  Righter salutes the women of The Righter Company and all women in the industry! […]

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February 24, 2020

Dressed For Protection

Mark Litter’s crew working on the City of Columbus’ Southerly Wastewater Treatment Plant Water Meter Vault project were recently reminded of the importance of Personal Protective Equipment.  Hard hats, safety boots, eye and ear coverage and respirators are a few of the ways to greatly lessen the chances of a worker being injured on the […]

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February 20, 2020

Righter Staff Attend ABCD Luncheon on 2/12/2020

On Wednesday, February 12, 2020, Bradley R. Nadolson (President), Michael D. Killilea, II (Vice President), and Bill Wyner (Project Engineer/Estimator) attended the Association for Bridge Construction and Design’s monthly luncheon.  While there, they listened to Speaker Tim Keller, P.E., from the Ohio Department of Transportation.  Tim provided an update on the state of bridge practices in […]

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February 10, 2020

Ladder Safety

The Righter crew working on the City of Columbus Southerly Water Meter Vault project were recently reminded of ladder safety during their Weekly Safety Talk.  Discussed were the four rules that cover safe use of ladders. They are: picking the right ladder for the job you are going to do, making sure the ladder is […]

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February 3, 2020

The Nation Goes Red in February

February is designated as American Heart Month, as proclaimed by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964.  To promote awareness, on the first Friday in February the nation comes together on National Wear Red Day.  Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the United States; a projected one in every four deaths is […]

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January 24, 2020

Don’t Be Left Out In The Cold!

Living in Central Ohio, we know that sooner or later cold weather WILL come.  May as well face it and be prepared!  The following are Cold Weather Preparations that our field crews recently discussed in their weekly safety talks: STAY UP-TO-DATE – Be aware of current weather conditions – Stay informed of potentially hazardous weather […]

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January 20, 2020

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (officially Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., and sometimes referred to as MLK Day) is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.  It is observed on the third Monday of January each year.  King’s actual date of birth was January 15, 1929.  King was an American Christian minister and […]

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January 17, 2020

Warning or Advisory?

Which is it and what does it mean?  As the temperature drops and precipitation looms in the forecast, phrases such as “winter storm warning” and “winter weather advisory” are used regularly. Winter weather that impacts public safety and transportation — such as snow, sleet, ice — typically occurs between Oct. 14 and April 14, the […]

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January 15, 2020

Safety Starts with Awareness!

Are you aware of the most frequent safety issues found in construction? The following is a list of the top 10 most frequently cited standards following inspections of worksites by federal OSHA. OSHA publishes this list to alert employers about these commonly cited standards so they can take steps to find and fix recognized hazards […]

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