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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 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

Cheektowaga gains another dialysis center

A national dialysis provider has completed construction on a new Cheektowaga site, its third site in the region. U.S. Renal Care held an open house Thursday at the Harlem Road facility following nearly two years of development. Based in Plano, T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 24th, 2017

Dan Gilbert Has A Huge Vision For Detroit"s Old Hudson"s Site: The City"s Tallest Building

The Downtown Development Authority of Detroit approved a timeline for construction on the historic Hudson’s site on Woodward Avenue. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 22nd, 2017

Work begins to create Wasson Way bike trail

Norfolk Southern Railway is removing railroad tracks and ties along the site of the future Wasson Way bike trail so that the city of Cincinnati can begin construction this summer. The railroad’s crews will work on a 4.1-mile stretch between Montgom.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 21st, 2017

State agency investigating San Francisco skyscraper construction failure

California's job-safety regulator is investigating a construction failure at a downtown San Francisco tower on Wednesday that forced the evacuation of over a dozen buildings. A hydraulic lift at the partially built 33 Tehama St. (also known as 41 Te.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 17th, 2017

Most Evacuations Lifted, Streets Reopen Around SoMa Construction Site - CBS Local

CBS LocalMost Evacuations Lifted, Streets Reopen Around SoMa Construction SiteCBS LocalAdditionally, the CHP reopened the westbound Interstate 80 off-ramp at Fremont Stree.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsFeb 16th, 2017

Shawnee Mission gets green light for new school

Despite neighborhood concerns about traffic, the Lenexa City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved rezoning a 25-acre site for the construction of an elementary school, Fox 4 News reports. The school will be at 87th Street Parkway and Haven Street.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 8th, 2017

Make New York City projects safe for everyone, not just unions

Unionized construction workers want their industry to be safe, but it would be naive to think that's why thousands of them flocked to City Hall last week as a hearing began on 21 jobsite-safety... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 7th, 2017

Make New York City projects safe, not exclusively for unions

Unionized construction workers want their industry to be safe, but it would be naive to think that's why thousands of them flocked to City Hall last week as a hearing began on 21 jobsite-safety... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 7th, 2017