Tag: rule

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Contractors Oppose OSHA’s Proposed Rule About Safety Inspections

November 15, 2023

Via: ENR

A proposed rule from the U.S. Dept. of Labor to broaden its regulation about employee representation on workplace safety inspections has drawn widespread opposition from contractors. The change would allow workers to select a representative employed by a third party. […]


DOL rule proposal could make more workers employees

October 12, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

The Trump administration rule placed more emphasis on two factors: the nature and degree of workers’ control over their work, and the opportunity for profit or loss based on initiative, investment or both. Under the DOL’s proposed rule, the six […]

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 […]