Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 3:06 PM By Kinsey Cooper
ABC’s Environment, Health and Safety Committee will be testing phases of ABC’s new STEP Plus program from December 2012-May 2013 and is looking for ABC member company volunteers.
Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 12:22 PM By Kinsey Cooper
ABC Nov. 13 congratulated its member companies that received top honors in the Construction Users Roundtable’s Construction Industry Safety Excellence Awards and the Workforce Development Awards at CURT’s national conference, Nov. 12-14 in Orlando, Fla.
Posted on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 10:00 AM By Donna Puglisi
The Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released a report Oct. 25 showing relatively unchanged numbers for on-the-job injuries and illnesses among construction workers in 2011. This marks the third consecutive year these numbers have remained steady.
Posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 7:32 AM By Kinsey Cooper
ABC members can now register their projects for the 23rd Annual Excellence in Construction Awards program. In order to be entered in the competition, all projects must be registered online by Nov. 2.
Posted on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 12:50 PM By Donna Puglisi
In the Department of Labor (DOL) 2012 regulatory agenda released in January, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) listed action items on Injury and Illness Prevention Programs (I2P2); confined spaces in construction; crystalline silica exposure limits; and walking work surfaces; among other issues.
Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 1:01 PM By Donna Puglisi
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently released a white paper on the value of injury and illness prevention programs (I2P2) in the workplace, noting that I2P2s lead to higher productivity and quality; reduced turnover; and greater employee satisfaction.
Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 2:10 PM By Donna Puglisi
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has formally extended its review period for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) proposed rule that would lower the permissible exposure limit (PEL) on crystalline silica.