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OSHA proposes rule to replace “outdated” limits on worker inhalation of deadly silica dust

OSHA proposes rule to replace “outdated”...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 ...

Energy, fuel and the federal regulatory tsunami dominate the conversation at the 2013 Construction Symposium

Energy, fuel and the federal regulatory tsunami...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 23, 2013

Contractors and heavy equipment fleet managers got an earful of what challenges await them in the construction industry and what ...

OSHA to hold safety seminar for Hispanic construction workers

OSHA to hold safety seminar for Hispanic construction...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 25, 2013

Federal OSHA officials have announced a Hispanic-specific safety fair for construction workers to be held in Duluth, Georgia on Sunday. The ...

OSHA launches heat advisory app for iPhone, Android, Blackberry

OSHA launches heat advisory app for iPhone, Android,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 21, 2013

Summer is in full swing with temperatures inching closer to triple digits each day and heat indexes in many areas ...

Safety Watch: Best practices when driving machines on and off a trailer

Safety Watch: Best practices when driving machines on...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 03, 2013

The Accident The owner of a small construction company that performed excavation work was preparing to backfill a pond. He had ...

OSHA to hold safety stand-down on heat-related illnesses on Southeast jobsites tomorrow, June 4

OSHA to hold safety stand-down on heat-related...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 03, 2013

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced that tomorrow, Tuesday June 4, it will hold one-hour safety stand downs ...

NCCCO posts Top 10 FAQs on OSHA’s proposal to delay new crane rules

NCCCO posts Top 10 FAQs on OSHA’s proposal to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 30, 2013

In light of the news that OSHA has announced its intent to postpone the deadline for certification for its new ...

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 ...

Any telescoping service truck crane with lifting capacity within 2,000 to 14,000 pounds falls within the rules of the OSHA 1926 Subpart CC.

You may already be in violation of OSHA’s new...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 21, 2013

Editors note: Last week OSHA proposed to delay service truck crane operator certification from November 1014 to November 2017. We ...

Webinar sorts out OSHA’s new crane rule for materials delivery

Webinar sorts out OSHA’s new crane rule for materials...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 26, 2013

Yesterday, the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association hosted a webinar that examined how the new OSHA crane rules ...

Beat the heat: Tips to avoid heat-induced illness

Beat the heat: Tips to avoid heat-induced illness

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 22, 2013

With the temperatures slowly picking back up, our sister site Total Landscape Care has posted a fairly exhaustive list of ...

Upcoming webinar to discuss controversial new OSHA crane rules

Upcoming webinar to discuss controversial new OSHA...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 11, 2013

Confused about the new OSHA regulation for crane use? You’re not alone. But by early 2014 anybody who operates or ...

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