Construction Safety

In 2017, OSHA Will Remain Focused on Safety Regulations for Residential Contract Workers
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In 2017, OSHA Will Remain Focused on Safety Regulations for Residential Contract Workers

Remodelers and contractors alike won't see a regulation ease in 2017 on... More

Concerns About Cancer-Causing Asbestos Rise Amid 2016 Renovation Boom
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Concerns About Cancer-Causing Asbestos Rise Amid 2016 Renovation Boom

Interviews and an analysis of five years of enforcement cases point to big gaps... More

Florida Contractor Might Still Be Alive Had Safety Violations Not Been Ignored, Says OSHA
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Florida Contractor Might Still Be Alive Had Safety Violations Not Been Ignored, Says OSHA

Leonardo Javier Lopez-Montelo suffered fatal injuries in construction fall and... More

Injury Statistics 'Underscore the Urgent Need' for Employee Protection, Labor Sec. Perez Says
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Injury Statistics 'Underscore the Urgent Need' for Employee Protection, Labor Sec. Perez Says

A new report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that 4,836 workers died... More

Study to Look at Possible Correlation Between TV Remodeling Shows and Injuries
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Study to Look at Possible Correlation Between TV Remodeling Shows and Injuries

A new study from Australia will look at the potential correlations between DIY... More

Trump’s Labor Pick, Andrew Puzder
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Trump’s Labor Pick, Andrew Puzder

Mr. Puzder, chief executive of the company behind Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr., will be... More

Ten Years On, Virginia Tech's School of Construction Stays Ahead of the Curb
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Ten Years On, Virginia Tech's School of Construction Stays Ahead of the Curb

Co-founding donors A. Ross Myers and John R. Lawson II reflect on 10 successful... More

These Safety Goggles Will Never Fog
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These Safety Goggles Will Never Fog

For the working person who needs to see the work at hand. More

OSHA Issues Final Rule Updating Fall Protection and Walking-Working Surface Standards
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OSHA Issues Final Rule Updating Fall Protection and Walking-Working Surface Standards

The new final rule has implications for roofers and is intended to curtail fall... More

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OSHA Sees Decrease in Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

Private sector employers reported about 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2015, a decline of 48,000 from 2014. More

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