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Category: Regulations


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 […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Real results from virtual reality: safer jobsites

September 19, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Virtual reality is making an impact in the construction industry, but not in ways that many would expect. The technology promises to provide solutions to everything from BIM to real estate site walkthroughs, but often gets lost in a seemingly […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Construction labor shortage exacerbates safety issues

September 7, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

As a practical matter, a safe jobsite translates to lower costs of doing business. Even just a few injuries can force a contractor’s workers’ compensation premiums sky high, and, depending on the incident and the state in which it took […]


Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Canadian contractor fined CA$90K for nonworker’s fatal fall

August 6, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

In the United States, the Department of Labor’s OSHA is responsible for the rules that govern worker safety — not the general public’s — on construction sites, although safe work practices contribute to everyone’s wellbeing. For instance, OSHA’s scaffold safety […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Regulations

New coalition to develop international fire safety standards

July 30, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

The chair of the new coalition, Gary Strong, who is also the global building standards director of the RICS, said London’s Grenfell Tower tragedy indicates the level of need for a consistent set of international fire safety standards. In June […]


Construction Processes, Regulations, Sustainability

Troy Construction’s current natural gas and pipeline contracts worth more than $1B

July 16, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Of course, other contractors are benefiting from the rising demand for natural gas as well. In June, Bechtel announced that Sempra Energy of San Diego had selected it to help develop an up to $9 billion LNG facility in Port […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Regulations

Sun Protection Tips For Construction Workers

June 28, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

For many, the summer months mean vacations at the beach, lounging by the pool, and spending more time outside in the sun. For construction workers, summer means working long hours in the hot sun. All that time in the sun […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Regulations

Bally Ribbon Mills announces safety webbing and tapes for fall protection

June 11, 2018

Via: ISHN

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, 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 […]