From interactive workshops and specialized seminars to hands-on skill-building sessions, World of Concrete’s (WOC) world-class education program equips field personnel, project leaders, supervisors and owners with the latest knowledge in every facet of the professional concrete business.
World of Concrete (WOC) -- the industry’s only annual international event dedicated to the commercial concrete and masonry construction industries -- will once again feature special product and action areas.
Roofing company owner James J. McCullagh pleaded guilty Dec. 9 criminal penalties, including willfully violating an OSHA regulation causing death to an employee, making false statements, and obstructing justice.
For a century our nation has relied on the workers' compensation system to provide for workers injured on the job while making sure that each employer picks up his or her fair share of the costs. In theory, the system assigns the cost of workplace injuries and illnesses to employers through comp insurance premiums.
Organizations share safety recommendations throughout the contractor lifecycle
November 30, 2015
In a report released today, the Campbell Institute at the National Safety Council lays out a safety roadmap for employers to effectively handle the complexities of contractor management. Fourteen Campbell Institute companies contributed real-world experiences and recommended practices to the report, which comes at a time when the number of contract and temporary workers in the U.S. is increasing rapidly.
While paramedics were able to rescue one construction worker trapped under dirt from a trench collapse, his co-worker and friend, 24-year-old Isidro Martinez, was not as fortunate. Martinez, a husband and father, lost his life in the unprotected trench.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR), have created a series of infographics that drive home the danger of noise-induced hearing loss in the construction industry.