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Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Mitigate risk with construction site monitoring

November 29, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Construction jobsite theft costs the industry up to $1 billion each year and US businesses spend more than $170 billion dollars annually on work-related injuries. Adding cloud-managed construction cameras to remotely view and record jobsite activity could be the key […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

OSHA Releases Final Crane Rule

November 21, 2018

Via: ENR

The Occupational Safety and Heath Administration published the final version of its new crane rule on Nov. 9, which covers training and certification for crane operators. The rule is a revision of a draft version published in May 2018, and […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

OSH enforcement across the USA

November 20, 2018

Via: ISHN

From east to west, north to south, both federal OSHA and state-level agencies stay busy conducting investigations and issuing citations to companies who violate safety regulations. This review of recent cases indicates a variety of citations issued, for confined space, […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

New York City’s new construction safety requirements are delayed

November 13, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

New York City’s new construction safety law will be pushed back at least six months. The new law, passed by the City Council last year, requires all construction workers to have completed 30 hours of safety training by Dec. 1. […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

NYC charges construction supers in mini crane accident

November 13, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

New York City’s DOB has specific procedures in place for mini crane use, including submission of a permit application and detailed plans, as well as proof of operator and rigging crew certification. According to the DOB, a crane is considered […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

OSHA issues final rule on crane operator cert. requirements

November 8, 2018

Via: ISHN

OSHA yesterday published a final rule that clarifies certification requirements for crane operators, and maintains the employer’s duty to ensure that crane operators can safely operate the equipment. The agency says the regulation will maintain safety and health protections for […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Regulations

Ins & Outs of the OSHA Whistleblower Program

November 7, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

It takes a brave individual to seek justice for the wrongs conducted on a worksite. Workers typically become whistleblowers after suffering retaliation from an employer that did not take favorably to being approached about an issue. In the construction industry, […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

OSHA considers silica rule changes

October 24, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Both the recordkeeping and silica rules received harsh industry feedback during development. Some industry groups maintained that there was no need for tighter silica dust guidelines but lost that argument in federal court. Still, there is opposition to the rule […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Regulations

Questions linger about platforms suspended from cranes, derricks standard

October 22, 2018

Via: ISHN

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) has received two key questions since the publication of ANSI/ASSP A10.28-2018, Safety Requirements for Work Platforms Suspended from Cranes or Derricks, which applies to platforms that companies suspend from the load lines of […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Want input into head protection standard?

October 11, 2018

Via: ISHN

If you manufacture head protection, use it on the job or work for a government agency that has a regulatory interest in it, you are invited to help evaluate a voluntary standard for industrial head protection. The International Safety Equipment […]