Tag: guidance

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

OSHA updates COVID-19 guidance; mandates still on the table

February 1, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Under the OSH Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing a safe workplace free from recognized hazards likely to cause serious physical harm or death. However, the agency’s most recent guidance is not legally binding. “More than 400,000 Americans […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Regulations

OSHA issues new COVID-19 guidance

May 29, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

In its latest guidance to employers, OSHA acknowledged that it could be difficult to determine whether employees diagnosed with COVID-19 were exposed at work or elsewhere, so the agency went into more detail than it previously has about how employers […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations, Sustainability

Bay Area construction opens to new set of rules and guidance

May 7, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Construction resumed Monday in six San Francisco Bay Area counties and the city of Berkeley, California, under new protocols for safety and worker distancing, but jobsites won’t look quite the same as they did before the coronavirus outbreak hit. The […]