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Top 10 OSHA Citations of 2016

What are the 10 most frequently cited workplace safety and health violations this year? Every October, the OSHA releases a preliminary list of the 10...

Trenching and Excavation Hazards and Safety

Trenching and excavation hazards are one of the most hazardous construction operations and trench-related fatalities have been on the rise. Know Your Rights – Under Federal law, you are entitled to a safe workplace. Training also plays a key role in the prevention of accidents.

FIU Bridge Companies Behind Collapse Have History of Violations

The organizations behind a pedestrian bridge that collapsed close to Florida International University (FIU) have separately faced issues of unsafe practices in the previous,...

OSHA Delays Crane Operation Certification Requirements until 2018

For the second time since 2014, OSHA has proposed for a further one-year extension (to November 2018) crane operator certification requirements.

US Building Boom Fuels Spike in Construction Worker Injury and Death

According to the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries Summary, 2015: A total of 4,836 fatal work injuries were recorded in the United States in 2015, a slight increase from 2014.

OSHA Outreach Training Program – Construction

Certain states have 10 and/or 30 hour mandatory training requirements: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and West Virginia.