November 11, 2019 | by: NDA
California’s Department of Public Health must notify the state’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) when a worker’s blood lead level tests at or above 20 micrograms per deciliter (µg/dL) under a new state law.
November 07, 2019 | by: NDA
Organization calls on employers to prioritize safety as they navigate changing cannabis laws.
Managing director of AR Demolition, Richard Dolman, has urged contractors to re-think scaffolding to increase levels of safety, efficiency and cost-effectiveness
October 18, 2019 | by: Jeff Lambert
A new video explains the OSHA inspection process and how the agency is helping to protect workers from workplace hazards.
October 14, 2019 | by: Jeff Lambert
Thoughts About Marijuana Use from A College Counselor’s Perspective – By Michelle Maller
October 09, 2019 | by: NDA
A new OSHA publication and webpage on leading indicators show how business can improve safety and health programs by tracking workplace conditions and events to prevent injuries or illnesses.
October 07, 2019 | by: NDA
OSHA has updated its National Emphasis Program (NEP) on preventing trenching and excavation collapses in response to a recent spike in trenching fatalities. Trench collapses, or cave-ins, pose the greatest risk to workers’ lives.
October 02, 2019 | by: NDA
From JDSupra. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (‘EPA”) Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) issued a September 9th report titled: EPA Not Effectively Implementing the Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (“Report”)
From Construction & Demolition Recylcing. A new group in Pittsburgh is taking action to reduce children’s exposure to lead in the region through demolition activity.
The Lead-Safe Demolition Working Group, formed by the Institute of Politics at the University of Pittsburgh, recently proposed an ordinance with instructions on best demolition practices to reduce lead exposure, including wetting down a structure before, during and after demolition to control dust spreading, according to the Post-Gazette.
September 19, 2019 | by: NDA
From Construction & Demolition Recycling. The National Safety Council (NSC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2019.
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