Silver Spring, MD – The Center for Construction Research and Training, also known as CPWR, has scheduled a free webinar for March 1 to help safety professionals prepare for the 2017 National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, set for May 8-12.
Washington – A resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act seeks to overturn a final rule from OSHA clarifying employers’ “ongoing obligation” to make and maintain accurate records of work-related injury and illness data.
Washington – Employers required to keep and maintain an OSHA 300 injury and illness log must publicly post their 300A summary sheet from Feb. 1 to April 30. Form 300A summarizes work-related injuries and illnesses recorded in 2016.
New York – Construction worker fatalities have been rising in New York City and throughout the state – and Latino workers are particularly at risk due to falls and willful violations – according to an annual report released Jan. 18 by the advocacy group New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health.