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Archive September 2018

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World Demolition Awards shortlists announced

  • By: NDA
  • On: 09/13/2018 16:26:18
  • In: Safety
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Planning on attending the World Demolition Summit on November 8th? Enter for a chance to win a complimentary ticket to the event from headline sponsor, Volvo Construction Equipment. Register online for your chance to receive tickets courtesy of Volvo Construction Equipment. Entries must be received by October 1, 2018 to be eligible.  

Labor Board Proposes Change to Joint-Employer Standard

The National Labor Relations Board will publish a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register on Friday regarding its joint-employer standard.  Under their proposed rule, an employer may be found to be a joint-employer of another employer’s employees only if it possesses and exercises substantial, direct and immediate control over the essential terms and conditions of employment and has done so in a manner that is not limited and routine.  Indirect influence and contractual reservations of authority would no longer be sufficient to establish a joint-employer relationship.

OSHA releases free silica compliance tools for contractors

  • By: NDA
  • On: 09/04/2018 13:05:15
  • In: Safety
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In an effort to help contractors comply with its new Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction, OSHA has released instructional videos and other free educational materials about the topic. Some of the aids provided by the agency, Safety Health reported, are a customizable slideshow presentation to help employers train construction workers; a short YouTube video about how to protect employees from silica dust; a video series on dust control methods for common construction tasks; and a website with answers to frequently asked questions.