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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

OSHA delays enforcing crystalline silica standard in construction industry

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will delay enforcement of the crystalline silica standard that applies .....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkApr 17th, 2017

Construction workers protest City Council site safety bills

Members of the construction industry took to the streets for the second time in two weeks yesterday (Tuesday) as the City Council introduced a package of bills aimed at increasing construction.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyFeb 1st, 2017

Workers, local officials rally for new construction safety law in New York City

More than 200 construction workers, union officials, labor leaders and supporters rallied in support of a package of bills intended to strengthen construction site safety in New York City. Some were arrested during the demonstration......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 23rd, 2017

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

Construction: Permit filed for FedEx World Headquarters

Renovations continue at one of the most notable corporate addresses in Memphis. A building permit was submitted June 21 for 3670 Hacks Cross Road — the site of FedEx World Headquarters. The permit called for “office renovations” and was valu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 23rd, 2017

Site Diary’s new web app to simplify construction events reporting

Site Diary’s new web app to simplify construction events reporting.....»»

Category: topSource: pressatJun 22nd, 2017

3-D-Printed Airliner Parts? Not so Fast, FAA Says

Aerospace suppliers are eager to start using 3-D printing technology to turn out large, high-volume structural parts for jetliners, but U.S. safety regulators are taking a go-slow approach toward approving such production......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 20th, 2017

Use this simple strategy to profit from choppy summer trading

Pocket short-term gains with a proactive strategy like this “Lock and Walk” approach......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 20th, 2017

Mandate drug and alcohol testing at construction sites

The chorus of voices pushing for construction safety in New York is getting louder than ever—and that is a good thing. Industry members, union leaders, elected officials and other advocates are... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 20th, 2017

China kindergarten blast suspect under police scanner; death toll at eight

The provincial govt has ordered checks of possible safety risks at the production site.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 16th, 2017

China kindergarten blast suspect under police scanner; death toll at 8 now

The provincial govt has ordered checks of possible safety risks at the production site.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 16th, 2017