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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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Say no to pitting and hydrate blockages

by ProMinent Group - ProMinent GmbH  (Sep. 3, 2014)

Quality and reliability are essential when it comes to extracting gas from depths of around 70 m off the Arabian Peninsula, near the North Field, one of the world's biggest gas fields. Gas – and more But this gas contains a high level of hydrogen sulphide, which can produce highly corrosive acids that damage the ...

Tonnes of reasons to recycle with Recofloor

by Axion Group - Axion Consulting  (Sep. 2, 2014)

As part of its Fifth Birthday celebrations, Recofloor has announced the Contractor and Distributor that have each collected the most waste vinyl flooring since the scheme’s inception in September 2009 by Altro and Polyflor. Recofloor is the UK’s award-winning national vinyl flooring recycling scheme and over the past five years has ...

ANSI/NGWA Water Well Construction Standard now available

by National Ground Water Association (NGWA)  (Aug. 1, 2014)

The ANSI/NGWA-01-14 Water Well Construction Standard is now available through the National Ground Water Association’s online bookstore. Set in motion some eight years ago when NGWA first initiated efforts to become an American National Standards Institute-accredited standards developer, ANSI/NGWA-01-14 sets a baseline of expectations for ...

Webinar: 5 Essential Steps for Managing Safety to Win Contracts in Construction

by Intelex Technologies Inc.  (Jul. 9, 2014)

Demonstrating that you have comprehensive commitment to safety isn’t just a nice to have in the construction business, it’s imperative. More and more construction projects are actually requiring contractors to show that they have a safety management system in place to protect workers, ensure compliance and reduce risk. Without it, you ...

Expert calls for nuke plant closure

by Associated Press  (Aug. 25, 2014)

A senior federal nuclear expert is urging regulators to shut down California's last operating nuclear plant until they can determine whether the facility's twin reactors can withstand powerful shaking from any one of several nearby earthquake faults. Michael Peck, who for five years was Diablo Canyon's lead on-site inspector, says in a 42-page, ...

New, updated AEM safety manuals outline directional drilling best practices

by Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)  (Jul. 28, 2014)

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has produced a new Directional Drilling safety manual and updated its Directional Drilling Tracking Equipment safety manual to reflect the latest industry best practices for drilling safely. Keyholing and cross boring are prominently featured in the safety procedures for underground utility damage ...

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. ...

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