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OSHA construction advisory committee, work groups schedule public teleconferences
 Washington — Two OSHA Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health work groups are set to conduct separate public teleconferences June 30, one day before the full committee is set to meet.According to a notice published in the June 1 Federal Register, the...
Tenement building collapses after minimarket fire in Glasgow.
 Tenement building collapses after minimarket fire in Glasgow 11th November 2019 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-50372285   Image caption Fire fighters were called to the blaze before midnight on Sunday A three-storey tenement...
New NYC law requires safety training reminders at large construction sites
 New York — Large, complex construction sites in New York City must immediately post at their exits multilingual notices about upcoming safety training requirements, Department of Buildings Commissioner Melanie E. La Rocca announced Oct. 15.Beginning Dec. 1, all workers at these...
Beryllium in construction: OSHA advisory committee to host teleconference on potential rule changes
 Washington — OSHA’s Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health has scheduled a teleconference/WebEx meeting for Sept. 9 to discuss potential changes to beryllium regulations, according to a notice published in the Aug. 8 Federal Register.OSHA wants to...
Fatal falls in construction: Total deaths rise, but rate falls, report shows
 Silver Spring, MD — The number of fatal falls to a lower level among construction workers increased from 2011 to 2017 – reflecting a surge in employment – although the rate of such incidents decreased 25%, according to a recent report from the Center for Construction...
Construction company fined after a junior bricklayer is injured in fall from height
Construction company Trumax Building Ltd was sentenced today for safety breaches after an employee under the age of 18 fell 2.62 metres through a stairway opening at a site in West Butterwick, Scunthorpe.Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 18 May 2018, the operative was working on the...
Fires on building work site on the rise and many are deliberate
 Fires on construction sites are on the rise, as are the number of fires being caused deliberately. What is driving these upward trends and how can contractors mitigate the risks? Lucy Alderson takes a look at the facts behind the figures....
Fires on building work site on the rise and many are deliberate
 Fires on construction sites are on the rise, as are the number of fires being caused deliberately. What is driving these upward trends and how can contractors mitigate the risks? Lucy Alderson takes a look at the facts behind the figures....
Builder gets director’s ban for safety failings
from: https://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news/view/builder-gets-directors-ban-for-safety-failingsBuilder gets director’s ban for safety failings Being disqualified from serving as a company director is usually the result of financial misdeeds, but Kewie Doherty has been banned for his...
3 Companies fined for fall
 Three firms fined for worker’s roof fallA subcontractor who fell four meters through a fragile roof light into an office space below suffered six fractures to his back. Three construction companies have been fined for breaching health and safety legislation.On 17 December 2015, the...

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