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NSC, NIOSH partner to eliminate preventable work deaths, ASSP: Revised standard will help companies manage risk, NETL works to locate gathering lines, quantify methane emissions, OSHA provides resources to reduce trenching-related hazards more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Even when you think you’ve checked all the right boxes regarding safety compliance, there’s one crucial element you may be neglecting: your employees. more

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One of the highest professional credos that Carl Heinlein subscribes to is both patriotic and pro-business. “America progresses through construction,” he said. “There is not a thing that your colleagues, wife, family or friends do without touching more

Health, Safety & Environmental

It’s no secret safety is critical to the success of any construction project. In particular, crane operator safety is in the spotlight this year, as employers are in the implementation phase of OSHA’s new crane operator safety requirements, which we more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Every seven seconds a worker is injured on the job, and a proactive approach to safety education can go a long way to help reduce incident reports and lost productivity as a result. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Devices must be properly maintained and calibrated to help prevent injury, death, and property damage from explosions resulting from flammable gas and exposure to other gas and oxygen-level hazards. Ideally, a user will test a DRPGM before each use.. more

Maintenance & Reliability

Fall protection training is critical to the safety of workers who perform jobs at height, and the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) is making it safer...The U.S. EPA released its annual report on air quality...OSHA has issued a Notice.. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

The Mid-South OSHA Training Institute Education Center (OTIEC) -- a consortium between Alliance Safety Council and Louisiana State University's College of Engineering -- is one of only 26 OSHA-authorized centers in the U.S. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

OSHA's silica standard recently became fully enforceable. Wellsite employers will need to have implemented a total dust control solution...Approximately $50 million in grants is available for projects designed to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxide... more

Health, Safety & Environmental

OSHA has recently proposed a rule to increase the safety of America's construction sites; The percentage of contractors concerned about fluctuations in steel prices jumped significantly this quarter; ABC's Executive Committee met with President Trump more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

This article provides information on hurricane warnings, hazards that hurricanes cause and precautions you should take after a hurricane has occurred. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

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

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