Across industries, OSHA reports that, after workplace fall protection, improper hazard communications (HazCom) produced the most violations in 2015. In the next few years, it will be important for construction firms to invest in safe practices and effective HazCom programs.
Consumer electronic waste is a serious problem. Americans replace their cell phones every 22 months, leading to over 140 million cell phones in U.S. landfills annually. The components in those phones break down, allowing toxic substances to leach into the surrounding soil and water systems.
Growing demand among the construction industry for printed mesh products prompted Strong Man Safety Products to create their own custom-printed debris netting, vinyl banners, mesh and fabric banners, visual barriers and fence murals.
A Massachusetts company will develop a safety and health plan that will serve as a benchmark for subcontractors working on a new Science Center at Amherst College, under a strategic partnership signed with OSHA.
A 19-year-old female construction worker was killed last month in a work-related accident in west Bexar County, Texas.
A sheriff's deputy at the scene said that a backhoe operator didn't know the victim was at the bottom of a 15-foot hole when he dropped the digger into the hole, killing her.
WOC will once again feature special product and action areas, including The Producer Center, a marketplace of materials, equipment, demos, and seminars for concrete producers; Material Handling, offering trucks, excavators and more for material delivery, distribution, concrete placement, and earth moving; Concrete Repair & Demolition, housing a display of surface preparation equipment, scarifying, grinding, sawing equipment, and other demolition products...
Fastenal Company late last year acquired certain assets of Fasteners, Inc. a regional industrial and construction supply distributor with store locations in the states of Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and Montana.