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Give Us a Break...Literally: Senate Bill Considers Mandatory Breaks for Construction Workers

It’s 2:00 pm on a sunny Friday in Houston, Texas. The temperature is 102 degrees with humidity thick enough to make you question why you elected to spend your summer in the city. 530 more words

Construction Law

OSHA watch

No extension for groups opposed silica rule

A federal appeals court has denied a request by industry groups challenging the silica rule for a 60-day extension to give the Trump administration time to evaluate the rule. 529 more words

OSHA delays another worker safety standard

For the second time this year, the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has postponed implementation of worker safety standards that would protect the lives of hundreds of workers. 535 more words

Unit NCC2: Construction Health and Safety Practical Application Part 2 – The Management Report

In Part 2 of this guide to the NCC2 practical, I will be looking at the ‘Report to Management’, practical element of the moderation.

Having previously discussed the need to start the process early and the specific content of the safety inspection, we will now have a look at what might usefully be included in the report to management – from an examiners viewpoint. 1,544 more words

NEBOSH Qualifications

Construction moving towards integrated safety

Source: Construction moving towards integrated safety

Across the world, the construction industry has a poor record for keeping its workers safe. Too many serious injuries and deaths have driven governments and employers to rethink workplace safety on construction sites. 515 more words

Project Management Insights

Protect yourself: Every employer needs to understand the Borrowed Servant Doctrine

Temp and contingent workers and “lent” employees are becoming a permanent fixture in an economy where employees crave flexibility, labor competition is fierce, technological skills are in high demand, and benefit costs are significant. 901 more words