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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

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

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