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July 24, 2019 | by: NDA
From constructiondive.com. Out of the more than 4,500 workers who were killed at work in 2016, one in five of them died on a construction site. It’s a grim reminder that faulty safety processes can be deadly. Also at stake: your company’s reputation, costly schedule delays, higher insurance rates and expensive litigation.
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July 23, 2019 | by: NDA
From AGC.org. Forty-two states added construction jobs between June 2018 and June 2019, while construction employment increased in 30 states from May to June, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today. Association officials said the new construction employment data demonstrates the need for new federal investments in career and technical education programs, along with immigration reform.
From hrdrive.com. Let me paint you a picture. Paul, an employee at a fast food burger joint, is chatting with his neighbor about how, just in the past few months, he's struggled to keep on top of his finances. He's paid a couple bills late and his credit card debt is building up. Nothing in Paul's life has changed: he's paying the same rent in his Denver apartment, he's single and he's healthy.
July 22, 2019 | by: NDA
From Demolition & Recycling International. Ian Bartels, the president of Canadian contractor Budget Demolition, is the latest speaker added to the programme for this year’s World Demolition Summit.
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.