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"Cocoon" wraps construction sites in safety

With the Prudential Center and John Hancock building on the horizon, 90 to 100 construction workers briskly built the superstructure for the 21st floor of the luxury tower that is filling the former crater at Boston’s famed Filene’s site. 1,277 more words


Leading safety indicators

As Massport’s safety manager in the mid 2000s, Gary Cunningham had a rough introduction to the burgeoning world of analytics.

Cunningham, who started working as Suffolk Construction’s National Safety Director almost two years ago, couldn’t wrap his head around the idea of a “leading indicator” as opposed to a “lagging indicator.” The terminology first came up when a Massport business analyst named Scott Milam asked him how Massport’s new executive director should judge Cunningham’s performance. 410 more words


Responsibilities of the Principal Designer under CDM 2015

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 came in to effect on 6 April 2015 with the key aim of encouraging safer working practice in order to prevent injury, ill-health and fatalities to those working in construction and also to reduce bureaucracy. 613 more words


"New NIOSH Smart Phone App Addresses Ladder Safety"

Contact: Christina Spring (202) 245-0633

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announces the availability of a new Ladder Safety smart phone application (app). 331 more words


Dutton, Alverio Named Top Trainers for 2013

November 4, 2013 – Crane & Rigging Hot Line announces the winners for the 2013 Top Trainer Awards. William “Hank” Dutton, senior technical specialist for Travelers Insurance Co., Hartford, Conn., has been named the 2013 Top Trainer in the Corporate Category, and Angelo Alverio, senior instructor/inspector for Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau, Orlando, Fla., is the 2013 Top Trainer in the Professional Category. 250 more words


California targets roofers in newest safety initiative

According to the Central Valley Business Times (CVBT), a new initiative has been started by OSHA and the state of California. This safety awareness campaign, also supported by the California Labor Enforcement Task Force (LETF), is targeting workers in the roofing industry, who face a higher risk of job-related injuries and fatalities than those in other occupations. 255 more words


ICONSA-15: The Initiative for Construction Safety Awareness

With India poised to make a significant investment of resources in the creation and maintenance of infrastructure, there is an urgent need to ensure that this investment does not come at the expense of worker health and safety. 145 more words

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