October 07, 2019 | by: NDA
OSHA has updated its National Emphasis Program (NEP) on preventing trenching and excavation collapses in response to a recent spike in trenching fatalities. Trench collapses, or cave-ins, pose the greatest risk to workers’ lives.
October 02, 2019 | by: NDA
From JDSupra. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (‘EPA”) Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) issued a September 9th report titled: EPA Not Effectively Implementing the Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (“Report”)
From Construction & Demolition Recylcing. A new group in Pittsburgh is taking action to reduce children’s exposure to lead in the region through demolition activity.
The Lead-Safe Demolition Working Group, formed by the Institute of Politics at the University of Pittsburgh, recently proposed an ordinance with instructions on best demolition practices to reduce lead exposure, including wetting down a structure before, during and after demolition to control dust spreading, according to the Post-Gazette.
September 19, 2019 | by: NDA
From Construction & Demolition Recycling. The National Safety Council (NSC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2019.
September 09, 2019 | by: NDA
In the coming weeks, the Department will host more than 100 compliance assistance events around the country, including in-person trainings, and webinars, and to promote greater understanding of federal labor laws by workers and job creators. Click through to find outreach events near you.
From Demolition News. It is less than a week since we published our preliminary report on the catastrophic scaffold collapse in Reading, and already the article has become our most-read and most-shared story of the past 12 months. Even though it was written to address a British incident and a British issue, we have been genuinely amazed to see the story spread across the demolition world. At last count, it had been read in an astonishing 61 countries.
September 05, 2019 | by: NDA
From Politico.com OSHA could be backing off from its earlier proposal to eliminate certain protections for workers exposed to the lightweight metal beryllium in the shipyard and construction industries.
September 04, 2019 | by: NDA
From Demolition & Recycling International. The US National Demolition Association (NDA) has introduced the Mike Casbon Safety Award and will present it for the first time at its annual convention in Austin, Texas, next year.
August 26, 2019 | by: NDA
On this episode, NDA’s Director of Government Affairs, Kevin McKenney, speaks with Ray Martinez, Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and his staff about the new drug and alcohol clearinghouse and what employers need to know. Later, Kevin will speak with Jim Graham of Winter Environmental about the upcoming World Demolition Summit and update you on the latest legislative and regulatory developments.
August 21, 2019 | by: NDA
From daytondailynews.com. According to a recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more male construction workers take their lives than any other industry.
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