Tag Archives: construction safety

Construction Supervisors: Stay Up to Date with OSHA

Compliance and preparedness on safety matters are important priorities on construction sites, demanding significant investments of time and focus. Not only is the construction sector governed by unique sets of rules from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, but these … Continue reading

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California targets roofers in newest safety initiative

According to the Central Valley Business Times (CVBT), a new initiative has been started by OSHA and the state of California. This safety awareness campaign, also supported by the California Labor Enforcement Task Force (LETF), is targeting workers in the roofing … Continue reading

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Safety must become top priority, as construction faces greater OSHA regulation

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has been increasing its regulation of the construction industry. Seeking to cut down on work site accidents and injuries, OSHA has launched the Fall Prevention Campaign, to emphasize that falls are preventable. Through planning ahead, … Continue reading

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Report: World Trade Center construction falls seriously injured workers

In a stark reminder of the importance of rigorous and regular safety training, The New York Daily News is reporting that accidents at the World Trade Center construction site in New York City left dozens of workers seriously injured. In … Continue reading

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Construction workers need ongoing training on “Fatal Four”

The construction industry has some of the highest on-the-job fatality rates in the United States, with 796 reported deaths in 2013. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), one in five private industry worker fatalities were in construction. Most … Continue reading

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