Safety

News about safety in the architectural, engineering, and construction industries including safety devices, initiatives, product announcements and more.

Innovation Leads to Safer and More Efficient Buildings

Washington, D.C. – Building Safety Month comes to a close with week 5, which focuses on how advances in technology are paving the way for...

Grote Industries Hires Jami Fletcher as National Fleet Sales Manager

Madison, IN  – Grote Industries hired Jami Fletcher as National Fleet Sales Manager. Fletcher will handle sales and customer contacts for Grote Industries’ wide range...

The American Wood Council Launches Fire Service Advisory Council

Leesburg, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) has launched its Fire Service Advisory Council, a national group of fire service experts that will provide AWC...

The Integrated Approach at Sandy Hook School: Designing for Security and Socio-Emotional Learning

The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012 inserted school security into the daily conversation of people both within and outside of the professional...

Washington OSHA Pursues New Reinforcing Steel Safety Standards

The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (DOSH) confirmed a decision to pursue new reinforcing steel and post-tensioning standards proposed by the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers.

OSHA Provides Compliance Assistance Resources to Protect Workers from Falls

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has developed a collection of compliance assistance resources to address falls in the workplace, the leading cause of worker fatality in the construction industry.

Safety, Project Management, Legal Issues at Forefront of ARTBA Professional Development Week

Safety training, project management fundamentals, and legal and regulatory “hot topics” form the core of a new professional development program for transportation design and construction professionals hosted June 4-6 by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Foundation.

Safety by design

Maser Consulting develops safety training and communication programs specifically for its field activities. By Lisa DeBenedetto with Maraliese Beveridge According to the Occupational Safety and Health...

OSHA updates trenching and excavation safety program

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) updated the National Emphasis Program (NEP) on preventing trenching and excavation collapses in response to a recent spike in trenching fatalities.
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