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Prevent heat exhaustion on the construction jobsite with these 10 tips and OSHA resources

Prevent heat exhaustion on the construction jobsite...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 07, 2014

Thousands of workers become ill each year due to heat exhaustion. In 2012 alone, there were 31 heat-related deaths and ...

VIDEO: This guy being catapulted by a boom lift is why you should always wear a harness

VIDEO: This guy being catapulted by a boom lift is why...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 09, 2014

There's a reason things like safety guidelines, personal protective equipment and harnesses exist: even mundane tasks like moving a boom ...

More than 1 million workers take part in OSHA’s National Fall Safety Stand Down week

More than 1 million workers take part in OSHA’s...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 05, 2014

More than 1 million workers from tens of thousands of businesses are estimated to be taking part in the Occupational ...

Critics aside, OSHA has drastically reduced worker deaths and injuries since its inception (INFOGRAPHIC)

Critics aside, OSHA has drastically reduced worker...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Act was signed into law in 1970, bringing about OSHA. And though the agency gets ...

2 construction workers die after 80-foot fall from crane near San Francisco

2 construction workers die after 80-foot fall from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 02, 2014

Two men working on a bridge construction site near San Francisco died Friday morning after falling 80 feet from a ...

Following 4 deaths in 4 days, Cal/OSHA launches special inspections across San Francisco construction sites

Following 4 deaths in 4 days, Cal/OSHA launches special...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2014

In a span of just four days, May 18-May 21, four construction workers died on San Francisco-area construction sites, prompting ...

Burning buildings, collapsing freeways: Is our lousy education system to blame for the recent uptick in construction accidents?

Burning buildings, collapsing freeways: Is our lousy...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 09, 2014

Lately there's been a rash of fires, collapses and accidents at projects "under construction," all over the country. Here are ...

Dearth of women in construction deprives industry of good workers, women of good jobs

Dearth of women in construction deprives industry of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 24, 2014

Recently, Barbara A. Res penned an insightful column for the Baltimore Sun examining why there are so few women in the ...

OSHA extends deadline for submitted comments on proposed updates to silica exposure rule

OSHA extends deadline for submitted comments on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 29, 2013

After announcing its intent to update standards on worker exposure to crystalline silica that are more than four decades old ...

OSHA announces Sept. 3rd fall hazards safety stand-down on jobsites in 4 Midwestern states

OSHA announces Sept. 3rd fall hazards safety stand-down...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 30, 2013

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced a safety stand-down on the morning of September 3rd for construction sites ...

OSHA proposes rule to replace “outdated” limits on worker inhalation of deadly silica dust

OSHA proposes rule to replace “outdated”...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 28, 2013

In order to update 40-year-old standards, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently announced a rule with the goal of ...

OSHA intends to postpone compliance deadline for new crane operator certification rules to 2017

OSHA intends to postpone compliance deadline for new...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 23, 2013

After hearing objections and concerns from "a number of parties" the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced its intent ...

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