OSHA Update: New Final Rule on Crane Operator Certification Requirements

On Friday, October 9, 2018, OSHA announced a newly issued final rule on Crane Operator Certification Requirements.  In brief, OSHA’s standard for cranes and derricks in construction have been updated to clarify each employer’s duty to ensure the competency of … Continue reading

On the Importance of Safety Training and Fall Protection

A trained crew is a safe crew, and safety should be a top priority your job sites.  According to OSHA, there were nearly 4,700 worker fatalities in private industry in calendar year 2016.  Out of those, 991 (21.1%) were in … Continue reading

Safety Update: OSHA Launches Safe + Sound Week

Looking to demonstrate your company’s commitment to safety?  Then you may want to participate in OSHA’s first-ever “Safe and Sound” Week. While it should come as no surprise that the construction industry is one of the highest risk industries in … Continue reading

OSHA’s Final Rule on Workplace Injury/Illness Recordkeeping

Just in time for the new year, OSHA recently issued a final rule regarding the maintenance of records for recordable injury and illness.  You may have heard about a final rule being released by OSHA regarding recordkeeping for workplace injuries. … Continue reading

Planning for the National Safety Stand-Down

As a construction professional, you already know that safety is of the utmost importance in the industry.  From the onboarding process with new crew members to safety guidelines and policies, keeping crews and clients safe on the job should be … Continue reading