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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

Workers move into Osceola"s $75M smart sensor center

Construction workers may still on-site for the building of Osceola County's $75 million, 109,000-square-foot smart sensor center, but employees for the facility are now in the process of setting up their workspace. "We just moved into the building.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals12 hr. 43 min. ago

A 3-step proactive approach to word-of-mouth advertising

Without bloated budgets and big staffs, generating and implementing small business marketing ideas is never easy. You can’t buy the communication power of a major television ad buy. However, when it comes to word-of-mouth advertising, you’re on equal.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 23rd, 2017

Construction area on 91 Fwy in Corona is site of 7-car pile-up - KABC-TV

KABC-TVConstruction area on 91 Fwy in Corona is site of 7-car pile-upKABC-TVA mangled car sits slanted on the.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMar 19th, 2017

UP CM Yogi Adityanath: Hindutva mascot and controversy"s favourite child

Adityanath is a strong votary of construction of a Ram temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 19th, 2017

Fire chief: Cause of massive downtown Raleigh fire still under investigation

Raleigh firefighters are expected to be on site with water sprayers through the end of day Friday treating hot spots at the Metropolitan Apartments construction project on Jones Street before investigators can go in to start collecting evidence to.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 17th, 2017

Council should not view unions as the way to improve construction safety

Intro. 1447, the construction safety bill introduced by Housing and Building Committee Chairman Jumaane Williams, proposes mandating apprenticeship programs for construction workers hired for New... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 17th, 2017

​How to develop an effective workplace inspection program

There are numerous required inspections under various Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. Implementing these requirements can be daunting for any employer. There are many options on how to proceed, but the key to an effec.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2017

Tesla gets $11.5M in tax credits following latest Gigafactory audit

Tesla this week filed paperwork allowing the company to unlock $11.5 million in transferrable tax credits related to construction of its new battery factory outside Reno, Nevada. The paperwork, first spotted by Tesla news site Electrek, contains the c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 14th, 2017