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AEM releases new Crane Safety Video, updated Crane Safety Manual

by Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)  (Dec. 4, 2014)

A new live-action Crane Safety Video and extensively revised Crane Safety Manual from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) provide machine operators with a well-rounded look at current industry best practices, including U.S. OSHA 1926:1400 crane ...

Vallencourt Construction of Middleburg, Florida, cited for willful, serious safety hazards; $169K in fines proposed

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Dec. 11, 2014)

Vallencourt Construction Co. Inc. knowingly endangered employees at a residential construction site by allowing them to work in an unprotected excavation on Las Calinas Boulevard in St. Augustine. Following a June 2014 inspection, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Vallencourt for two willful and ...

Safety Expert Brian Duffy Joins TerraTherm, Inc.

by TerraTherm, Inc.  (Dec. 10, 2014)

TerraTherm, Inc., a leading provider of environmental thermal remediation services and technologies, announces that highly respected health and safety expert Brian Duffy, CIH, CSP has joined the company as Corporate Safety & Compliance Manager. "TerraTherm is fortunate to have someone in this position with his experience, credentials and ...

International Union of Operating Engineers renews alliance with OSHA to protect Illinois apprentices on construction, earthmoving and trenching sites

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Dec. 3, 2014)

The International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150 Apprenticeship and Skill Improvement Program and the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration have renewed an alliance to protect and educate workers on ...

M. Durrance Construction of Jacksonville, Florida, cited for willfully exposing workers to dangerous falls

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Dec. 18, 2014)

M. Durrance Construction Inc. of Jacksonville was cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for exposing workers to dangerous falls during framing work at a residence on Hawthorn Way in Orange Park. The October 2014 inspection was initiated as part of ...

Ric-Man International cited for willful violation in worker fatality at City of Weston, Florida, construction site

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Dec. 10, 2014)

After the death of a 45-year-old untrained diver, Ric-Man International Inc. was cited for 19 safety violations, including one willful, by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The employee died while completing surface-supplied air diving during underwater construction activities for the City of Weston on ...

All-Set Roofing and Construction exposes workers to fall hazards Bowling Green, Ohio, company faces $44,660 in OSHA fines

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Dec. 10, 2014)

All-Set Roofing and Construction Inc. allowed three employees to work 15 feet up on a roof to install shingles without fall protection at a residence in Fostoria. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the Bowling Green company for one willful and ...

OSHA schedules meeting of Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health and requests nominations for membership

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Nov. 3, 2014)

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will hold a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health Dec. 3-4, 2014, in Washington, D.C. Workgroups will meet Dec. 3 and the full committee will meet Dec. 4. ACCSH, established under the ...

Customers Increase Safety and Reduce Operating Costs with Eaton’s New, Greater Retention MAX-LOAD Pleated Filter Bags

by Eaton Corporation  (Dec. 1, 2014)

Power management company Eaton addresses top concerns of industrial filtration users: safety and operating costs. Eaton’s new MAX-LOAD pleated filter bags help reduce maintenance, downtime and related costs while increasing operator safety by reducing the number of filter bag changeouts. This is due to the bag’s new pleated ...

Chris Sawdo Construction cited by OSHA for failing to protect workers from fall hazards while performing residential construction

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Oct. 16, 2014)

Chris Sawdo Construction LLC, in Middleburg, has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for one willful and three serious safety violations for exposing workers to fall hazards. The inspection was initiated in May 2014 when OSHA officials observed that employees doing roofing work at a residence ...

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