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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 ...

Contractors, manufacturers, AEM question new OSHA crane operator certification requirements

Contractors, manufacturers, AEM question new OSHA crane...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 10, 2013

During meetings that ran April 2-3, contractors, industry organizations representatives of several crane manufacturers and more voiced their opinion to ...

Efficiency Production offers OSHA-compliant Trench Safety Training

Efficiency Production offers OSHA-compliant Trench...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 25, 2013

Efficiency Production is offering trench safety training for industry professionals who want to comply with OSHA 1926 Subpart P while ...

OSHA increases tools to enforce worker safety

OSHA increases tools to enforce worker safety

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 23, 2013

Despite an increase in employers who believe worker safety produces a more profitable company, many American companies are not immediately ...

Employee fatalities, willful violations now mean OSHA criminal referrals

Employee fatalities, willful violations now mean OSHA...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 09, 2013

OSHA has begun to make a criminal referral to the Justice Department in every case involving an employee fatality and ...

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