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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...

Construction Spending and Growth Trend Continues

Construction expenditures will continue the recent pattern of year-over-year growth that has been on the rise since 2011.

OSHA Outreach Training Program New Requirements – April 2017

OSHA revised the requirements and procedures for certified instructors in OSHA’s Outreach Training Program goes into effect on April 1, 2017. Latest updates by OSHA involve clarifications of student contact hours, changing card procedures, along with the Trainer Code of Conduct.

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.

Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP)

The Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) is designed to provide incentives and support to employers to develop, implement and continuously improve effective safety...

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.