“This rule will save lives of construction workers. Unlike most general industry worksites, construction sites are continually evolving, with the number and characteristics of confined spaces changing as work progresses. This rule emphasizes training, continuous worksite evaluation and communication requirements to further protect workers’ safety and health.” — Assistant Secretary ...
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OSHA’S Crystalline Silica Rulemaking
When workers inhale very small pieces of crystalline silica they are risk for a number of serious conditions. Silica exposure can be deadly, workers who inhale silica are at risk for silicosis, lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and kidney disease. Those who are at risk are workers whose work operations involve stone, rock, concrete, […]
5 Apps for Construction Workers
Take your resources with you! The Laborers’ Health and Safety Fund of North America has recommended five apps that are useful to construction workers. Employers and Worker’s can download the apps on their iOS or Android device and have access to them at any time. The apps address ladder safety, heat stress, safe lifting, noise monitoring, […]