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EI and The Crown Estate publish construction vessel guideline for the offshore renewables industry

by Energy Institute (EI)  (Sep. 25, 2014)

The Crown Estate, manager of the UK seabed, and the Energy Institute (EI) have collaborated on the development of the publication - Construction vessel guideline for the offshore renewables industry - to support the safe and successful delivery of offshore renewable energy projects in the UK. This guideline follows on from the publication Vessel ...

OSHA extends compliance date for crane operator certification requirements

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Sep. 25, 2014)

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a final rule* extending the deadline for crane operator certification requirements in the Cranes and Derricks in Construction final ...

Holder Construction Group and OSHA partner to protect construction workers on Oasis Data Center Project in Omaha, Nebraska

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Sep. 17, 2014)

Holder Construction Group LLC and the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration have established a strategic partnership to protect and educate workers on construction hazards* during the building of the Oasis Data Center Project in Omaha. ...

OSHA finds workers repeatedly exposed to fall hazards at residential construction site in Robbinsville, New Jersey

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Sep. 29, 2014)

While applying brick to the exterior of a new residential construction site located at 33 Emerald Road in Robbinsville, workers employed by Y.V. General Construction Corp. based in Kearny were exposed to scaffold and fall hazards. After the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration's April 2014 inspection at the ...

Plastering subcontractor repeatedly exposed workers to fall hazards Roma Construction cited for 12 repeat and serious safety violations

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Sep. 8, 2014)

Roma Construction Inc., a stucco plastering subcontractor of Monticello Homes, is being cited for five repeat and seven serious violations by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The company exposed workers to falls hazards of up to 20 feet as a result of improper ...

Justin Construction Co. cited for willful and repeat safety violations following OSHA inspections; more than $186K in proposed fines

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Sep. 4, 2014)

Justin Construction Co. LLC has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration with six safety violations after OSHA inspectors observed employees at three area work sites performing residential construction without using a fall protection system. The inspections began in February 2014 as part of the ...

OSHA, National Safety Council renew alliance to address worker exposures to falls, emergency response, other safety issues

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

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and National Safety Council this week renewed their alliance to work together to protect the health and safety of workers and understand the rights of workers and responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act. ...

Eaton`s Innovative Substation Solution Enhances Safety, Power Reliability for Victory Electric Customers in Kansas

by Eaton Corporation  (Sep. 9, 2014)

Power management company Eaton today announced a contract to provide Victory Electric Cooperative Association with a Modular Integrated Transportable Substation (MITS). The factory-assembled solution will help the electric cooperative support safe, reliable and cost-effective power for residential, agricultural and business customers in ...

Workers exposed to fall hazards at Bloomfield, New Jersey, construction site

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Aug. 28, 2014)

Concrete and masonry company Concrete Systems Inc. has been cited for one repeat and seven serious safety hazards following a February investigation conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA investigators opened the inspection after observing workers constructing formwork without fall ...

Eaton Helps Achieve Code Compliance with Safe and Compact Circuit Protection Products Tailored for Construction Applications

by Eaton Corporation  (Aug. 19, 2014)

Power management company Eaton is helping enhance safety and effectively manage energy consumption for construction applications with the introduction of its latest circuit protection products. The portfolio of compact, end-to-end solutions from Eaton’s Bussmann business focuses on helping achieve code compliance such as selective ...

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