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The EPA is taking the next steps in the Clean Air Act process...The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Census of 2016 Fatal Occupational Injuries reports there were 5,190 workplace fatalities... The NSC recently recognized the 2018 CEOs Who "Get It".. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) recently released the 2018 Carnegie Mellon Power Sector Carbon Index at CMU Energy Week... The second annual Safe + Sound Week will be held Aug. 13-19...The DOE and NAM... more

Health, Safety & Environmental

OSHA will start enforcing the final rule on occupational exposure to beryllium in general, construction and shipyard industries May 11. BCSP and ABC will collaborate to improve occupational safety and health...A new report from the Campbell Institute more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death...OSHA's Agency Priority Goal for 2018 is to reduce trenching and excavation hazards...The CEO of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr... more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

In fiscal year 2017, the Houston Area OSHA Offices had one suspected heat-related fatality, which was fewer than the three cases we had during the summer of 2016. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Facility siting has come under increasing scrutiny in recent years, but it is an important aspect of process safety for plant personnel and their contractors and assets. more

Maintenance & Reliability

BIC Alliance attended Houston Fall Prevention Safety Day 2018 at Layher Scaffolding. more

BIC Attends

While the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets personal protective equipment (PPE) standards for dry abrasive blasting, there is no industry standard covering wet or vapor abrasive blasting. How can you ensure your workers have.. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Each year more than 4 million workers suffer serious job-related injuries and companies spend $1 billion per week on workers' compensation. To raise awareness of the value in safety and health programs.OSHA established the annual Safe + Sound Week. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Brandenburg, established in 1968, is one of the nation's premier firms specializing in demolition and environmental remediation, which includes asbestos abatement, hazardous material removal, soil remediation, asset recovery and site preparation. more

Maintenance & Reliability

Falling from height is one of the leading causes of work-related injuries and death. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics documents nearly 750 fall-related fatalities a year and 300,000 nonfatal falls requiring at least a day’s leave. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

OSHA publishes an annual list of its top 10 most-cited workplace safety violations. Recently, the list of violations for the fiscal year of 2017 was released and fall protection came in at No.1 by a large margin. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Seventy-five percent of construction firms plan to expand their payrolls in 2018...Construction costs rose again in January, according to IHS Markit and the Procurement Executives Group, OSHA and the National Association of Women in Construction... more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

The process industries are governed by and required to comply with OSHA's PSM of Highly Hazardous Chemicals standard. Yet, many companies struggle with how to create and maintain a PSM program. These are some key steps to consider when building a PSM more

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the Industrial Safety Training Council (ISTC) has kept up with the changing demands of area petrochemical plants, taking contractor compliance to a whole new level. ISTC has continued to create, compile and maintain contractor compliance data since more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Fall prevention and fall protection concerns, processes and planning are continuing to increase for businesses across the globe. OSHA has said that slips, trips and falls continue to be one of the leading causes of work-related injuries and fatality. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

A new hazard alert explains how multi-gas monitors can protect workers from atmospheric hazards in oil and gas operations. The monitors alert workers to the presence of toxic, flammable and oxygen-deficient atmospheres. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

CMEF, the educational affiliate of ABC of greater Houston received a donation of $30,000, ABC predicts stability for the construction industry economy and expanding; OSHA has published a Final Rule delaying its deadline for crane operators... more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

Accuform’s new electronic decibel meter signs continually measure and display decibel levels to alert workers of the need for ear protection. more

New Products & Services

Koza's Inc. opened its doors for business in 1965, starting with three employees and a 1,400-square-foot facility. Today, the organization employs 41 full-time employees in addition to as many as 300 contractors for special projects. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

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