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OSHA prompts more proactive approach to construction site safety

In recent decades, OSHA has spurred the construction industry to take a more proactive, preventative approach to work site .....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 6th, 2017

OSHA prompts more proactive approach to construction site safety

In recent decades, OSHA has spurred the construction industry to take a more proactive, preventative approach to work site .....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 6th, 2017

Latest worker death prompts fresh safety call

A 43-year-old construction worker was killed in an accident at a Brooklyn hotel site last week. The Department of Buildings immediately issued a stop work order for 61 Bond Street after Paul Kennedy, of the Bronx, was reportedly struck in the head when pa.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 24th, 2016

Construction workers, officials rally for safety bills

More than 200 construction workers from various trades, along with union officials, labor leaders and supporters rallied in Lower Manhattan this morning to urge the City Council to pass a package of bills intended to strengthen construction site .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJan 18th, 2017

Construction safety demands a data-driven approach

By REBNY President John Banks  Improving safety must remain a priority on construction sites across New York City. There is nothing more important than .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJan 18th, 2017

Construction site inspections decrease despite rise in accidents and deaths

Construction accidents and deaths skyrocketed in New York state between 2011 and 2015, but the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration decreased its construction site inspections... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 18th, 2017

Employers alone cannot prevent construction deaths

To the Editor: In the ongoing debate over the city's approach to construction safety, more attention must be paid to workers' health and safety responsibilities when on the job ("Mayor chided for... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 16th, 2016

OSHA releases safety recommendation guide for construction industry

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a new guide, "Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs in Construction." The new guidelines don't change legal requirements or add new rules. OSHA says the guide will be most helpful to .....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkDec 15th, 2016

OSHA proposes safety standards changes to reduce employer costs

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing 18 changes to the agency’s recordkeeping, general industry, maritime and construction standards.  The proposed revisions could save employers an estimated $3.2 million per year, the agency .....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkNov 3rd, 2016

North Dakota pipeline protest prompts more than 20 arrests

More than 20 people have been arrested at a North Dakota construction site while protesting the Dakota Access pipeline......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 22nd, 2016

New Federal Autonomous Vehicle Guidelines Mark Sea Change In Auto Safety Regulation

Long-awaited U.S. DOT guidelines for autonomous vehicles unveiled today mark a sea change in how the federal government will approach the groundbreaking technology and reveal a more proactive role by auto safety regulators and greater cooperation with aut.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesSep 20th, 2016

UL appoints new Taiwan country manager

UL (Underwriters Laboratories) has appointed TH Chen as its country manager in Taiwan, the site of the safety consulting and certification company's largest business operation outside of the US......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 13th, 2017

Council to unveil sweeping construction-safety legislation

City Council members will introduce a slew of bills next week in response to an increase in construction deaths and injuries during the city's building boom. The package includes 18 pieces of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 13th, 2017

Protected trees almost stump Mequon apartment development

A five- or seven-foot measurement error in the location of cedar trees on a Mequon construction site created a quandary for city officials and a developer. How do they deal with 13 protected trees that, unexpectedly, must die for the project to move ah.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 12th, 2017

Bill would make it easier to prosecute builders for construction accidents

A state bill announced Thursday would make it easier to prosecute contractors and developers who violate construction safety rules. State Assemblyman Francisco Moya plans to introduce legislation to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 12th, 2017

Bill would make it easier to prosecute contractors and developers for construction accidents

A state bill announced Thursday would make it easier to prosecute contractors and developers who violate construction safety rules. State Assemblyman Francisco Moya plans to introduce legislation to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 12th, 2017

Why you should never touch anything on your home construction site

Why you should never touch anything on your home construction site.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 10th, 2017

Lidl construction moving fast at Winston-Salem site

Lidl grocery stores may be opening in the Triad long before the date given by German company’s U.S. headquarters. The store at 3335 Sides Branch Road in Winston-Salem, at the road's intersection with Peters Creek Parkway, was well underway with a .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2017

City Council to introduce package of construction safety bills this month

The New York City Council is poised to introduce a suite of bills aimed at addressing the increasing number of accidents and fatalities in the construction industry, according to a report in Politico... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 9th, 2017

Bengaluru molestation case prompts MP Police to launch women safety app

Women can feed up to five numbers in SOS facility available on the app.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 6th, 2017

DBJ"s top 20 business stories of 2016 -- No. 10: Building the future at Sterling Ranch (Photos)

After years of planning and preliminary site work, home construction began in 2016 at Douglas County’s sprawling Sterling Ranch development near Chatfield Reservoir, with as many as 12,000 home planned over two decades of construction. Sterling.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 26th, 2016