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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 ...

OSHA to finalize confined spaces and electrical equipment rules this year

OSHA to finalize confined spaces and electrical...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 08, 2013

Two construction industry rules are listed to be finalized in 2013 on OSHA's semiannual regulatory agenda, published today. The first deals ...

Safety Watch:  Up in the Air

Safety Watch: Up in the Air

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 01, 2013

The accident A worker was replacing structural steel members on a 280-foot-tall communications tower. Suspended 60 feet in the air, he ...

OSHA seeks comments on construction standards

OSHA seeks comments on construction standards

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 20, 2012

Now’s your chance. This month, OSHA opened the door for comments on its construction standards, part of a regulatory review process ...

OSHA postpones new fall protection rules

OSHA postpones new fall protection rules

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2012

In a memo released last week, OSHA announced that it has decided to postpone the implementation of its new stricter ...

New fall protection rules, some of OSHA’s best

New fall protection rules, some of OSHA’s best

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 04, 2012

Cinch up your britches, boys and girls, OSHA’s new fall protection rules take effect December 15. In a nutshell, the new ...

OSHA website details keeping safe during Hurricane Sandy cleanup

OSHA website details keeping safe during Hurricane...

Posted by Amy Materson on Nov 15, 2012

Workers engaged in cleanup and reconstruction in the wake of Hurricane Sandy should be particularly aware of the hazards associated ...

Safety Watch: Fatal Falls

Safety Watch: Fatal Falls

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 01, 2012

The accident A welder was preparing to survey and weld joints at the top of a steel frame that had just ...

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