Category: Industry News


Med-Tex Services Invited to Exhibit at IMC Construction 2016 “Safety Day”

Med-Tex Services Invited to Exhibit at IMC Construction 2016 “Safety Day”

Med-Tex Services was honored to be invited to exhibit at the IMC Construction 2016 Safety Day on June 7th, 2016. This outdoor “tent event” was sponsored by several vendors where sub-contractors and IMC personnel were invited to attend a barbecue lunch and meet with representatives to discuss safety on job sites. Med-Tex Services was asked  … Read more

Med-Tex Services Invited to Exhibit at Mid-Atlantic Construction Safety Council Vendor Showcase

Med-Tex Services Invited to Exhibit at Mid-Atlantic Construction Safety Council Vendor Showcase

Event Details Date(s) – 06/10/2016 10:30 am – 1:30 pm Location The Cynwyd Club Med-Tex Services, Inc is Proud to be a Member of The Mid-Atlantic Construction Safety Council and will be presenting our portfolio of products and services to organization members on Friday, June 10th beginning at 10:30 AM. This is a great opportunity  … Read more

CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION OF EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA are Hosting a Special Presentation on 29 CFR 1926.1200 Confined Spaces for Construction

CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION OF EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA are Hosting a Special Presentation on 29 CFR 1926.1200 Confined Spaces for Construction

On Thursday, October 22, 2015, Dennis Dougherty, President and CEO of Med-Tex Services, Inc. and CAEP Associate Member, will cover topics relating to confined spaces including: the comparison between general industry and construction, typical hazards and violations observed in the execution of confined space activities and the key areas to focus on during site evaluations  … Read more

Confined Spaces in Construction – New OSHA Standard – Final Rule Published

Confined Spaces in Construction – New OSHA Standard – Final Rule Published

OSHA is adding a new sub-part to provide protections to employees working in confined spaces in construction. This new sub-part replaces OSHA’s one training requirement for confined space work with a comprehensive standard that includes a permit program designed to protect employees from exposure to many hazards associated with work in confined spaces, including atmospheric  … Read more

New Safety Training Requirements in Philadelphia Take Effect on September 30, 2015

New Safety Training Requirements in Philadelphia Take Effect on September 30, 2015

All workers directly performing construction or demolition activities for which permits have been issued are required to complete OSHA 10 safety training or an approved equivalent. CLICK BELOW LINKS FOR MORE INFORMATION OR, CONTACT US TO SCHEDULE YOUR TRAINING TODAY: TITLE 4. THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND OCCUPANCY CODE CONTRACTOR SAFETY TRAINING – CITY OF  … Read more

OSHA to Sponsor Work Zone Safety Stand-down

OSHA to Sponsor Work Zone Safety Stand-down

The Federal Highway Administration and local government organizations are partnering with the OSHA to sponsor a one-hour Safety Stand-Down at construction sites  in conjunction with National Highway Work Zone Awareness Week from March 23-27. Employers will voluntarily stop work on one designated day at construction sites that week from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. EDT  … Read more

Hospital Fire Marshalls Association Met at Med-Tex Services on February 20th, 2015

Hospital Fire Marshalls Association Met at Med-Tex Services on February 20th, 2015

    Key Topic: Construction in Healthcare Facilities!  The Hospital Fire Marshalls Association “HFMA” had their monthly meeting on February 20th. Hosted by Med-Tex Services, the main topic of discussion was: special considerations required when performing construction tasks in the Healthcare setting!   See information here:  http://hfma-safety.org/index.html  

Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction: A Group Initiative

Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction: A Group Initiative

Mid-Atlantic Construction Safety Council: Building Safety Together: May and June were landmark months for national safety efforts in construction this year.   The Construction Industry Safety Initiative (CISI) and Incident & Injury-Free (IIF) ExecutiveForum held Safety Week 2014 during May 4 – 10, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), with the National Campaign to  … Read more

Be Alert, Engaged and Safe

Be Alert, Engaged and Safe

In a continued effort to maintain employee and customer safety, Med-Tex Services has recently launched our, “Be Alert, Engaged and Safe” initiative.  It is our belief that both at work and at home, awareness of your surroundings and the willingness to have a, “If you see, say it!” approach to perceived hazards may reduce risk  … Read more