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MDOT becomes first to mandate wet reflective paint and tape in work zones
To prevent crashes in work zones, the Michigan Department of Transportation and PK Contracting teamed up in 2015 to ...
Challenges continue as new dust-control rules take effect for construction industry
Construction companies are now required to reduce respirable crystalline silica dust on work sites by 80 percent, on average ...
NOAA and OSHA warn of the dangers of excessive heat for outdoor workers
With summertime upon us, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS) have teamed up with the ...
Casella’s new Apex2 dust pumps constantly monitor silica exposure
In preparation for upcoming federal rules to reduce worksite silica dust, Casella has introduced its latest dust-sampling pumps to ...
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AGC launches summer work zone awareness campaign aimed at drivers
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) has launched a national advertising and outreach campaign aimed at motorists to ...
Breaking down the AGC’s construction safety report: Age, region, trade and even time of day are major factors
The Associated General Contractors of America released a comprehensive study of accidents in the construction industry Tuesday. The 30-page report, ...
Mini excavator falls into trench, pins worker inside on Md. jobsite
A construction worker in Maryland's Montgomery County was rescued from a trench Saturday after a mini excavator fell into the ...
USDOL launches tech competition to improve worker hearing safety
The U.S. Department of Labor recently launched the "Hear and Now – Noise Safety Challenge," a competition that it ...
Steel a lighter, bend-not-break alternative to concrete work zone barriers (VIDEO)
At nearly four times the cost, steel barriers are nowhere near as prevalent as the traditional concrete barrier seen ...
Florida road construction worker killed by sweeper truck
On Friday, May 13, a 69-year-old road construction worker was killed when he was run over by a sweeper truck on a job ...
Construction No. 2 industry for hearing loss, study says
A study spanning a decade and incorporating hearing tests of more than 1.4 million American workers found that construction ...
AGC and NSSGA respond to OSHA’s revised silica exposure rule
On March 24, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez issued the final workplace exposure standard for crystalline silica, which ...
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