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ABC, NAM want OSHA to withdraw LOI allowing unions to represent nonunion employees

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 04, 2014

ABC, NAM want OSHA to withdraw LOI allowing unions to represent nonunion employees

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) General Counsel Maurice Baskin on February 4 told the House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections that a February 21, 2013 letter of interpretation (LOI) from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) should be withdrawn. Baskin made the ...

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ARTBA to host Roadway Construction Safety Academy in early-December

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 17, 2013

ARTBA to host Roadway Construction Safety Academy in early-December

Industry safety professionals will soon have the chance to get the training and credentials vital to managing and improving safety on construction projects and jobsites. The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) will host the Roadway Construction ...

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ARTBA presents 2nd annual LōTrans virtual conference, exhibition

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 09, 2013

ARTBA presents 2nd annual LōTrans virtual conference, exhibition

The Transportation Officials Division of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) will host its second annual Local Transportation Management Virtual Conference & Innovation Showcase online November 19-20. The show last year was the first to deliver a safety education ...

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“Spot the Hazard” campaign analyzes real construction site safety violations

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 15, 2013

“Spot the Hazard” campaign analyzes real construction site safety violations

MySafetySign, a company that produces official Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) signs, has launched a campaign to promote awareness of health and safety hazards on construction jobsites. Our sister site, Total Landscape Care, reported that the campaign, “Spot the Hazard,” ...

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OSHA app calculates heat risk for outdoor workers

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 20, 2013

OSHA app calculates heat risk for outdoor workers

Though many construction safety advocates have begun ramping up reminders about  driving safely in road construction zones, motorists are not the only safety risk to road construction workers. With summer transportation projects already in full-swing, now is definitely the time to also take ...

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Prevent heat-related illness on the jobsite

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 22, 2013

Prevent heat-related illness on the jobsite

Our sister site, Total Landscape Care (TLC), has shared a list of eight ways to avoid heat-related illness, like heat stress, on the jobsite. The tips, provided by Cintas Corporation, include simple ways to stay cool like wearing lightweight clothes and ...

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Concrete Foundations Association makes alternate fall protection plan available for members

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 26, 2011

The Concrete Foundations Association (CFA) member companies now have access to a model or draft alternate fall protection plan conforming to the requirements of OSHA 1926.502(k). This document details the recommended plan for companies delivering concrete foundations for projects identified as ...

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That has to be a safety violation

John Latta - May 04, 2011

We know the Obama administration wants to build bike paths and nature trails and the like, and we we know this sort of work will create jobs.  Here's an example of how not to do it. Although, it will probably ...

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OSHA awards $8 million in grants

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Sep 17, 2010

OSHA awarded $8 million in Susan Harwood Safety and Health Capacity Building Training grants to 45 organizations. These organizations – including nonprofit and community/faith-based groups, employer associations, labor unions, colleges and universities – will provide safety and health programs that educate ...

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