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July 22, 2019 | by: NDA
As temperatures rise in New England, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reminds employers to protect their employees from the dangers of working in hot weather.
OSHA's message is simple: Water. Rest. Shade. Employers should encourage workers to drink water every 15 minutes, and take frequent rest breaks in shaded areas. Employers should:
July 18, 2019 | by: NDA
From businessreport.com. Wanting to meet fast-changing business needs without wasting money and time recruiting new employees, Turner Industries is among many Baton Rouge companies focusing its training efforts on a ready pool of talent: Its own workers.
From mynorthwest.com. “I’ve been in the demolition industry for 32 years, and this is one of the toughest jobs I’ve ever done,” said NDA member Ferma Corporation’s Kelly Arnold in a recent WSDOT video. Arnold works as the National Projects Division Manager and is overseeing the demolition process.
July 17, 2019 | by: NDA
From mondaq.com. When the news broke Friday afternoon that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta would be resigning from his post, employers across the country began wondering what this transition would mean for them. You may have even heard speculation that Acosta’s immediate replacement could accelerate the agenda that has been restoring balance to the employer-labor relationship over the past several years.
From stltoday.com Demolition of abandoned, broken buildings is on the rise. The number of properties held by the city’s land bank is down. Contractors are, for the most part, following a new, safer demolition protocol.
July 16, 2019 | by: NDA
From forconstructionpros.com. Nearly a year later, the town of 27,552 is still recovering from the damage. However, many are grateful for the fast, thorough work of DeCarlo Demolition, a National Demolition Association (NDA) member company based out of Des Moines, Iowa. A locally owned third-generation business, DeCarlo Demolition has been offering its demolition services for the past 90 years.
July 15, 2019 | by: NDA
From Construction & Demolition Recycling. Construction input prices decreased 1.3 percent on both a monthly and yearly basis in June, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of recently released U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index (PPI) data. This is the first time in nearly three years that input prices have fallen on a year-over-year basis.
July 12, 2019 | by: NDA
From mondaq.com. It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented number of changes for the past few years—and this past month was no exception.