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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is joining with occupational safety organizations for the 6th annual National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down, May 6-10, 2019. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

OSHA's walking-working surfaces standard has been revised and published. Whether you call them swing gates, safety gates, ladder-way gates, drop bars or chains, the new OSHA standard is in effect and it's time to address the changes. Read more

Regulations

Safety is a pillar of our chapter and national trade association. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

OSHA issues final rule on crane operator certification, Majority of projects to go green in next three years, Construction employment rises in 44 states from 2017 Read more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

During the initial 60 days of enforcement (until April 15), OSHA will “evaluate good faith efforts taken by employers in their attempt to meet the new documentation requirements. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

The Series 3 and Series 5 full-body fall protection harnesses are used for personal fall arrest, work positioning, restraint and rescue/confined space applications. Read more

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Opioid misuse and overdose deaths are a public health crisis affecting the nation, including workplaces.A National Safety Council survey report found 69 percent of employees — many of whom work in safety-critical industries. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

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 Read 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. Read more

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 Read 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 Read 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. Read 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.. Read more

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OSHA is extending the compliance date for specific ancillary requirements of the general industry beryllium standard to Dec. 12. The new American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Certification and Accreditation Institute LLC. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

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.. Read 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. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Construction and safety professionals gathered at Layher North America headquarters April 24 to raise awareness for preventing fall hazards in the construction industry and support OSHA's National Fall Prevention Stand-Down. Read more

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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... Read 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 Read 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. Read more

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