Tag: safe workplace

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

Construction workers most likely to use cocaine, misuse opioids

November 8, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

As more state and local governments legalize marijuana for various uses, employers must find a way to balance a desire to broaden talent pools with the need to maintain a safe workplace. For those in the construction industry, that calculation […]