Safety / OSHA
Medical Marijuana in the Workplace
From Dayton Daily News website
Medical marijuana is legal in Ohio but you will not be able to buy it legally for another year. Even so, Miami Valley employers are trying to decide how they are going to handle the issue of weed in the workplace."
Q&A: OSHA Regulations On Concrete Silica Dust
Facility Executive have Q & A with Jack Naski, a professional with more than 40 years of experience in the concrete and decorative concrete industrieson, on OSHA Regulations On Concrete Silica Dust.
The U.S Department of Labor will start enforcing its new concrete silica dust ruling for construction on September 23, 2017 (moved from...
Safety Helmets are Better Than Hard Hats
By Bruce Rolfsen, Bloomberg BNA (The Bureau of National Affairs)
The introduction of the helmets—don’t call them hard hats—is driven by the belief that helmets provide better side impact protection than traditional hard hats and won’t tumble away if a worker falls"
Eight Dimensions of Wellness
From the webiste of The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, SAMHSA.GOV
Making the Eight Dimensions of Wellness part of daily life can improve mental and physical health for people with mental and/or substance use disorders."
Have Innovations in Technology Disrupted the Construction Industry?
Article by David McGlothlin on AZBigMediaTeam.com
...as innovations like 3-D laser scanning, building information modeling (BIM), digital drawings, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), 3-D printing and others are enabling incredible improvements in the construction industry from communications to improved quality,...
Future Executives Committee
Whether it's touring an apprenticeship training center or learning about best practices for LinkedIn, the Future Executives Committee always seeks to expand their knowledge, experience and professional network...
OSHA Anncounces Policy Change on Monorail Hoist
July 3, 2017
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced a new enforcement policy that excludes monorail hoists from the requirements of Subpart CC – Cranes and Derricks in Construction, as long as employers meet other OSHA requirements.
New Office of Opioid Safety Launched at MetroHealth with the aid of Senator Portman
Reported by Courtney Astolfi, Cleveland.com
One of the primary goals of the Office of Opioid Safety is to provide doctors with the resources they need to better help patients with complex medical histories."
Builder’s Risk Insurance, a Peace of Mind Really?
By Mike Luker, CPAS at Skoda Minotti
Claims filed with insurance companies can become battles, and builder’s risk policies can be rigged with unexpected land mines that insurers will use to minimize or eliminate payouts."
Proposal in the Table to Extending Crane Safety Deadline
From Occupational Safety and Health Reporter™ on extending crane safety deadline for an additional year until November 10, 2018.
The 12-month delay would give the agency time to complete work on an updated rule (RIN:1218-AC96) and determine how the rulemaking would fit into the Trump administration mandate limiting new...