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New study examines precarious working conditions for southern construction workers

A new comprehensive study "Build a Better South: Construction Working Conditions in the U.S. South" uncovers the precarious working conditions faced by many southern construction workers and calls for immediate action to protect workers.

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 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.

Fourth construction worker killed in New Hampshire since May 2017

The death of a construction worker in Webster, NH has prompted an investigation by OSHA, which is looking into three other construction-related fatalities in recent months.

Adjusting to Work in the Heat: Worker Acclimatization

Heat acclimatization is important in keeping yourself and employees safe as temperatures rise. This natural adaptation to the heat takes time and requires careful planning.

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.