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Category: Regulations


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

OSHA issues extension for compliance with crane operator certification requirements

December 4, 2017

Via: BDCNetwork

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to extend the employer’s responsibility to ensure crane operator competency and enforcement for crane operator certification to Nov. 10, 2018. OSHA had issued a final rule in September 2014, […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Pelican Improves Worker Safety Remote Area Light

September 6, 2017

Via: Commercial Construction and Renovation

Pelican Products, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems, today announced the long-awaited launch of the new safety certified Pelican™ 9455 remote area lighting system (RALS), attaining the […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Applying a Lean Construction Mind-Set to Beef Up Jobsite Safety

September 1, 2017

Via: ENR

Contractors that embrace lean construction principles in the name of reducing waste and enhancing value often discover other facets of their operations that are ripe for improvement. By using lean’s emphasis on a company’s cultural mind-set to gain insights into […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

1 million square feet of worker safety in Atlanta

June 28, 2017

Via: ISHN

Approximately 4,000 construction workers are about to be a little bit safer, due to a partnership formed recently between the Georgia Institute of Technology Onsite Safety and Health Consultation Program, Holder Construction Co., Associated General Contractors of Georgia Inc. and […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

A guide to construction site safety

May 1, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

Reviewing the basics is never a bad idea, especially where construction safety is concerned. To mark the fourth-annual Safety Week 2017, which this year runs May 1 to May 5, we’re taking a look back at our archives to showcase […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

OSHA partners with construction industry for worker safety

April 24, 2017

Via: ISHN

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)-Pelican Chapter in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and The Associated General Contractors-Rio Grande Valley Chapter in Corpus, Christi Texas have signed agreements with OSHA under its Alliance Program to help reduce hazards at their worksites. The five-year […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Construction co. ordered to make safety PSAs – or pay fine

March 29, 2017

Via: ISHN

A New York State Supreme Court judge ordered a general contractor to either create a TV public service announcement or pay a $10,000 fine for its role in the death of an employee at aconstruction site. Harco Construction LLC was […]


Construction Site Safety, Legal, Regulations

Drawing the line: Does heightened legal enforcement ‘cultivate change’ in the construction industry?

March 29, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

Construction is a dangerous business. Working with cranes and other pieces of heavy, high-risk equipment is standard operating procedure, and one slip with the many hazardous tools like chainsaws or screw guns could result in a life-changing injury, or worse. Construction […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Technology Trends In Construction Improving Job Site Safety

March 28, 2017

Via: Construction Marketing Blog

A series of innovative ideas in construction have been used to bring a remarkable difference in the industry.There is no shortage of tech gadgets for commercial projects as there are a number on offer for various projects. More enticing are […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

How construction firms can manage the ‘necessary evil’ of change orders

March 17, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

Construction projects, like anything else in life, are subject to change. Design blunders, unanticipated revisions to building codes, an owner-driven switch in material selection — all of these events can lead to changes that add a few dollars or create a […]