OSHA has scheduled an informal public hearing to discuss its proposed rule to extend the compliance date for the crane operator certification requirement and the existing phase-in requirement that employers ensure that their operators are qualified to operate the equipment.
McWilliams Electric prides itself on their high Safety Rating and continuous training of office and field personnel. This level of excellence has won McWilliams several Industry Safety Awards and can be contributed to McWilliams Electric's Safety Director Jerry McGlynn.
OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction is fast approaching. From June 2-6, contractors, construction workers and a variety of government agencies will take time out from their regular tasks to focus on preventing falls – the top cause of fatalities in the industry.
A report released by the New York Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) indicates that construction is the deadliest industry in the state, and that immigrants comprise half of all construction deaths.
OSHA will host a National Safety Stand-Down for Fall Prevention in Construction On June 2-6, in order to raise awareness about the hazards of falls – the leading cause of death in the construction industry.
A construction industry effort to eliminate New York’s century-old Scaffold Law is getting push-back from a new coalition of pro-Scaffold advocates which says it’s needed to protect the state’s construction workers.
In an effort that could involve up to four million people across the globe, the World Steel Association (worldsteel) is asking the steel industry to conduct a comprehensive safety audit that would conclude on Steel Safety Day and World Safety Day, April 28.
In a letter sent last month to the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health , OSHA said it does not believe that Arizona’s residential fall protection standards are at least as effective as federal OSHA standards.
The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) provided testimony today on OSHA’s proposed rule to amend its existing standards for occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica. The testimony was part of a three-week public hearing process being held by OSHA.