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EU-OSHA backs the Scaffold project: innovative methods and tools for occupational risks management of manufactured nanomaterials in the construction industry

by European Agency for Safety and Health at Work  (Jul. 22, 2015)

The Scaffold project departs from a pan-European consortium  of technological organisations related to the manufactured nanomaterials and nanocomposites in the construction industry, with the aim of protecting its workers by identifying potential new risks to their health and safety. To reach the objective, ...

What domestic contractors need to know about the new CDM regulations – Seminar Invitation

by Altius Vendor Assessment Ltd.  (Jul. 6, 2015)

The updated Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) now extend duties and responsibilities to domestic contracts and projects, no matter how small. Find out about the updated regulations and your new legal duties at Altius’ morning workshop on Friday 31 July in Derby. The practical two-hour seminar will feature a ...

Building a culture of safety at construction companies

by The Compliance Center (ICC)  (Mar. 1, 2010)

Multi-tasking has evolved from a talent to a necessity to maintain the pace of everyday productivity. Whether an employee is talking on a cell phone while working or not wearing his/her personal protective equipment, many workers have placed themselves and other at needless risk to save time or be more comfortable. The bottom line is that the ...

1 in 4 construction sites fail safety inspections

by HSE  (Apr. 5, 2010)

Nearly one in four of the construction sites visited by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) during March failed safety checks. Inspectors from HSE carried out checks at 2014 construction sites across Great Britain as part of an intensive inspection campaign aimed at reducing death and injury in one of Britain's most dangerous industries. ...

The National Safety Stand-down: Preventing Falls in Construction

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

Last week over one million workers and 25,000 businesses took part in OSHA’s National Safety Stand-down to Prevent Falls in Construction. This was a voluntary event that encouraged employers across the country to speak with their employees about fall hazards and fall prevention measures. Falls are the leading cause of death in the ...

CDM Regulations - what next for construction health and safety?

by Altius Vendor Assessment Ltd.  (Jan. 20, 2014)

A major  overhaul of the CDM regulations is anticipated in  2014, but it is unlikely that it will come into force before April 2015.  The HSE are planning to hold a three month industry consultation period in 2014, with the following changes expected to be included. Removal of the CDM Co-ordinator role and bringing the functions ...

Safety Insider now offering construction safety courses in Spanish!

by www.safetyinsider.com  (Dec. 6, 2006)

Safety Insider now offering construction safety courses in Spanish! Aprendalo en Espanol! Spanish- OSHA 10 Hour for Construction Spanish- Concrete and Masonry Spanish- Cranes and Rigging Spanish- Electrical Safety Spanish- Excavations Spanish- Fall Protection Spanish- Fire Protection Spanish- General Safety & Health ...

OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Nov. 26, 2009)

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will hold a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) Dec. 10-11, 2009, in Washington, D.C. The meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 10 and from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday, Dec. 11 at the U.S. Department of Labor, Frances Perkins ...

OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Mar. 2, 2015)

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will hold a special meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health March 31-April 1, 2015, in Washington, D.C. The meeting will consider a draft proposal to revise OSHA's crane operator qualification requirement in the Cranes and Derricks in Construction ...

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