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Category: Regulations


Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Regulations

OSHA reveals most-violated standards related to COVID-19

November 24, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

In addition torespiratory protection citations, OSHA also cited employers with violations of: Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (Subpart 1904). Personal Protective Equipment (1910.132). General Duty Clause (OSH Act 5(a)(1)). On its website, OSHA says that in order to […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Regulations

Pennsylvania issues new COVID-19 measures that affect construction

November 19, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The order states that employers must “mitigate or eliminate” workers and site visitors who cannot wear or refuse to wear an acceptable face covering. Workers who are physically isolated, like in the cab of heavy equipment, as they perform their […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Regulations

Biggest OSHA fines of Q3 2020

October 20, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Just as in the second quarter of 2020, federal and state OSHA officials have not let the COVID-19 pandemic stand in the way of inspecting jobsites and, if necessary, levying large fines against contractors that they believe are not providing […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Top 10 OSHA Standards Violations Cited for Construction in 2020

October 9, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

We’ve compiled the list of Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for Construction for fiscal year 2020 (October 2019 through September 2020). Each year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) releases the Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards from […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Regulations

3 ways to create a safe equipment and working environment

October 5, 2020

Via: ISHN

Cleanliness is a foundational element to any successful safety culture. In today’s environment, it’s also a topic of many discussions and the emphasis of new protocols across industries – and the world. Safety should be engrained in the culture and […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Michigan cites 19 businesses, totaling $51,400 in penalties, for COVID-19 workplace safety violations

October 1, 2020

Via: ISHN

The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) issued COVID-19 “general duty” citations to 19 different businesses with serious violations for failing to uphold safety and health workplace guidelines, potentially putting workers in harm’s way. “The MIOSHA investigations determined that […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Michigan fines 12 construction-related businesses for COVID-19 violations

September 24, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The citations that MIOSHA issued included: Failure to maintain social distancing when possible. Failure to require face coverings when social distancing cannot be maintained. Not having a COVID-19 preparedness and response plan. Failure to designate a COVID-19 workplace supervisor. Not […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Regulations

General contractor on deadly Amazon project has previous minor OSHA run-ins

September 3, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Construction Dive reached out to Conlan for comments on its previous OSHA inspections and the latest case in Suffolk but did not receive a response by press time. In addition, there have been no details released yet about the nature […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations, Sustainability

New guidance to help construction sector respond to COVID-19

September 2, 2020

Via: ISHN

AIHA issued a new guidance document, Focus on Construction Health: COVID-19, to help the construction community deal with the challenges of responding to COVID-19 by providing a practical plan for protecting workers. The new publication was developed by AIHA’s Construction […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

The Dotted Line: When should contractors use COVID-19 liability waivers?

August 25, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

As a result of the novel coronavirus’ spread, construction industry players are preparing for permanent changes to the way they do business. Other changes that contractors likely will encounter moving forward through and after the pandemic, however, will be in […]