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Safety first: raising awareness for construction safety during Safety Week 2015

Metro currently has five rail lines under construction and also supports numerous highway improvement projects. That means at any given time there are thousands of constructions workers on the job all around Los Angeles County. 142 more words

Policy & Funding

Safety tips during construction and renovation

The concept of renovation insurance is rare in India, which is why it is important that you pay extra attention to the safety measures been taken by your contractor, both for the safety of your house as well as the labor on site whose health and safety is most often ignored. 116 more words

Construction Safety

Hiring safety services eliminates the risk of occupational hazards

Every type of work has some risks and hazard causing tendencies, and a little ignorance or ill-management can bring up several types of unexpected situations. Health and safety consultancy helps you and your employees to follow the maximum provisional measures to avoid any type of occupational disaster. 274 more words

COR Certificate Requirements

"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. 1,301 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