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New York Tightening Construction Safety Laws

Construction worker safety has emerged as a major problem in New York City. In recent years, the rate of employee deaths on the job has increased faster than that of new construction, creating a sense of emergency and  391 more words

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GFCI Protection Standards to Prevent Electrocution: 2017 NEC Updates

The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that 50% of home electrocutions have been prevented by Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters, which were introduced into the NEC in the 1970s. 681 more words

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In Las Vegas When I was Growing Up

…and now for a brief diversion from The Great France Art Tour of 2017…

In Las Vegas when I was growing up, the Atomic Energy Commission was always blowing up the desert with underground nuclear blasts that would roll through town at dinnertime, making you feel a little dizzy, until you’d see the chandelier slowly swinging and remember, oh yeah, bomb today. 469 more words

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Course Author Spotlight: Michael D. Conley

Michael D. Conley is a RedVector course author and an experienced home inspector. Michael is currently a lead instructor at the American Society of Home Inspectors School (ASHI). 205 more words

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CHANGE IN REQUIREMENT: Massachusetts Construction Supervisor

Massachusetts Construction Supervisor

Effective January 1, 2018; only 6 continuing education (CE) hours can be completed online. The Remaining hours shall be acquired through in-person, classroom training. 56 more words

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NEW PROFESSION: Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP)

RedVector now offers courses for Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP)

300 contact hours (25 CMPs) due every five years based on the last digit of license registration number, see chart below. 235 more words

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