Safety / OSHA
OSHA Releases Free Silica Compliance Tools for Contractors
This article was written by editor Kim Slowey of Construction Dive.
In an effort to help contractors comply with its new Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction, OSHA has released instructional videos and other free educational materials about the topic."
OSHA Seeks Nominations for Construction Advisory Committee
As published on the webpage of Occupational Health and Safety.
Members generally serve staggered two-year terms. OSHA seeks nominations for 14 new members in the following categories..."
Is Asbestos Exposure Really a Threat in the Construction Industry?
This article is from Environmental Health and Safety section of Industrial Safety & Hygiene News (ISHN).
Due to how extensively asbestos was used, it is very likely a construction worker will come across the substance on a fairly regular basis."
Virginia Contractor Faces Proposed $304K for Silica Violations
As reported by Kim Slowey (Construction Dive)
The agency issued highway construction company Lanford Brothers Co. violation citations for not ensuring employees doing concrete work on a bridge wore the proper eyewear...
When Should Contractors say no to new Business?
This article is written by Kim Slowey, Construction Dive.
experienced contractors warn there are a number of good reasons not to take on too much."
Honeywell Recalls Over 80,000 Hard Hats
From the webiste of Laborers' Health & Safety Fund of North America
We have recently learned of a quality issue affecting certain lot numbers of our Fibre Metal E2 Cap and North Peak A79 hard hats ..."
BeSafeOhio - Pedestrian and Back To School Safety
The safety of pedestrians, kids in school zones and those getting on and off school buses is everyone’s responsibility, whether traveling to and from work or while on-the-clock.
School is back in session. Be patient, be aware and don’t drive distracted.
As part of BWC’s BeSafeOhio campaign we are sharing resources...
5 Ways Project Information Management Increases Productivity and Reduces Risk
From the website of Engineering News-Record
Here are five reasons your firm should strongly consider a better strategy for Project Information Management."
OSHA Publishes Silica FAQs for Construction
On March 25, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule regulating occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica (silica) in the construction industry (the standard). 81 Fed. Reg. 16286. OSHA developed these Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the standard in consultation with industry and...