Which Trencher Is Right for You?

Which Trencher Is Right for You?

As seen at ICUEE, trenchers come in many sizes and types. The American Rental Association (ARA) breaks down the different types of trenchers available for…

OSHA Issues Recommended Practices to Promote Workplace Safety and Health Programs in Construction

OSHA Issues Recommended Practices to Promote Workplace Safety and Health Programs in Construction

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently issued Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs in Construction to help industry employers develop proactive programs to…

Ohio Worker’s Death Highlights Grim 2016 National Stat: Trench Collapse Fatalities Have More than Doubled

Ohio Worker’s Death Highlights Grim 2016 National Stat: Trench Collapse Fatalities Have More than Doubled

OSHA cited an Ohio company after a 33-year-old employee was crushed to death in June 2016 as he was digging soil out of the 12-foot…

Construction Industry Voices Concerns with Silica Rule

Construction Industry Voices Concerns with Silica Rule

The Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC) has concerns with the final rule on respirable crystalline silica released last week by the Occupational Safety and Health…

OSHA provides guidance to revised Hazard Communication standard for chemicals

OSHA provides guidance to revised Hazard Communication standard for chemicals

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration just issued instructions to compliance safety and health officers on how to ensure consistent enforcement of the revised Hazard…

OSHA issues temporary enforcement policy for confined spaces in construction

OSHA issues temporary enforcement policy for confined spaces in construction

The U.S. Department of Labor‘s Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced a 60-day temporary enforcement policy of its Confined Spaces in Construction standard, which…

OSHA and the American Society of Safety Engineers renew alliance to protect workers

OSHA and the American Society of Safety Engineers renew alliance to protect workers

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently renewed its alliance with the American Society of Safety Engineers. During the new five year agreement, OSHA and…

Study finds OSHA underestimated cost of silica rule by $4.5 billion a year

Study finds OSHA underestimated cost of silica rule by $4.5 billion a year

A new report released today by the Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC) found that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) proposed silica standards for…