Category: Construction Site Safety

Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Regulations

Bally Ribbon Mills announces safety webbing and tapes for fall protection

June 11, 2018


Bally Ribbon Mills (BRM), an industry leader in the design, development, and manufacture of highly specialized engineered woven fabrics, announces its line of safety webbing and tapes, ideal for fire, law enforcement, industrial, military, and commercial fall protection personal protective […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

New products from Radians rally to multi-colored trends in the safety industry

June 8, 2018


Radians, a leading manufacturer of high quality Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), launched their spring collection, which includes new hearing, eyewear, and high visibility safety products that rally to multi-colored trends in the safety industry. “Many people underestimate the power that […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Inspector General issues bizarre chemical safety board report

June 6, 2018


The Inspector General (IG) issued a somewhat bizarre report yesterday on “management challenges” at the Chemical Safety Board. The IG is required by the Reports Consolidation Act of 2000 “to report what we consider the most serious management and performance […]

Construction Site Safety, Construction Techniques, Regulations

How to create construction proposals faster and close more deals

May 21, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

You and your sales team may have a complicated relationship with proposals. On the one hand, proposals bring money into your firm. Without proposals, you don’t have a business. Winning proposals is awesome. However, creating proposals can be painful. If […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Don’t Delay New US Crane Safety Rule

May 16, 2018

Via: ENR

Crane accidents are one of the enduring nightmares of construction work, so it is notable that as an industry where regulation often equals costs and entanglements, construction professionals have joined together to support the long-awaited publication date of a new […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

OSHA enforces new beryllium standard

May 11, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

So, what can contractors now expect in the way of beryllium enforcement? Perhaps the best insight comes from OSHA’s guidance to its inspectors. In a May 9 memo from OSHA’s director of enforcement programs, the agency told inspectors to confirm […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Wisconsin Commercial Building Code Updates

April 27, 2018

Via: Commercial Construction and Renovation

On May 1, 2018, the new Wisconsin Commercial Building Code will take effect, with updated building codes on energy standards and lighting controls. Wisconsin Commercial Building Codes represent a significant change in energy standards for the state and will affect […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Ignorance of OSHA standards no defense for worker’s death

April 13, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Construction firms regularly contest the size of an OSHA fine or the violation itself. After the agency issues a citation, employers typically have 15 working days to contest in writing the citation, proposed penalty or abatement date, the deadline for […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Boosting energy efficiency helps reduce health risks

April 11, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

By reducing power plant pollution, energy efficiency yields health benefits, according to research by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. The ACEEE report, “Saving Energy, Saving Lives: The Health Impacts of Avoiding Power Plant Pollution with Energy Efficiency,” estimates […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Officials issue hazard alert after rise in trench worker fatalities

April 4, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Trenching and excavation are two operations of OSHA’s construction-industry safety focuses. According to the agency, they are among the most dangerous activities that take place on a construction site, primarily because of the potential for cave-ins. In addition to stepping up […]