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Court denies preliminary injunction on new rules on drug testing, retaliation claims, and accident reporting

The Federal District Court has denied industry’s request to enjoin new rules on mandatory post-accident drug screenings and safety incentive programs, workplace retaliation, and requiring employers to post OSHA logs electronically. 762 more words

There's a Looming Shortage of Building Safety Officials

Many of the officials who check construction plans and inspect buildings for safety are on the cusp of retirement—and they’re not being replaced.

At professional events, George Williams is used to being surrounded by people many decades his senior. 28 more words

CityLab

Alberta safety partnership aims to increase opportunity for women in construction industry

A partnership was announced Wednesday morning at a gathering of Alberta’s construction leaders that aims to make construction sites safer for women.

The partnership between the Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA) and Women Building Future (WBF) launched their “Breakfast with the Leaders” series, which aims to connect women to the province’s safety community. 143 more words

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OSHA's revised recordkeeping rule in effect: are you ready?

The last hurdle to the implementation of OSHA’s controversial “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses” recordkeeping rule was removed when a Texas judge denied a request for a preliminary injunction from several manufacturing and trade associations and the Great American Insurance Company, and it is now in effect. 1,206 more words

OSHA Form 300A posting date approaching, plus new letters of interpretation and electronic recordkeeping requirements for 2017

Posting deadline: February 1, 2017

This month, all employers required to keep Form 300, the Injury and Illness Log, should be reviewing the Log to verify that entries are complete and accurate and correcting any deficiencies. 1,299 more words

[170109] Daftar Nilai Akhir K3-Konstruksi 2016/2017

Kepada Mahasiswa D4K3,

Daftar nilai akhir mata kuliah Keselamatan Konstruksi untuk mahasiswa Program Studi Diploma IV Keselamatan dan Kesehatan Kerja, Fakultas Vokasi, Universitas Balikpapan, Semester V (lima) Tahun Akademik 2016/2017 untuk kelas A1 (pagi), A2 (pagi), B5 (malam) dan B6 (sore) bisa dilihat/diunduh pada menu… 21 more words

Keselamatan Konstruksi

Oregon lowers height limit for fall-protection measures in construction

Oregon construction contractors must ensure workers are protected from falls if work is done six or more feet above a surface, under a new state regulation that took effect Jan. 38 more words

The Register-Guard