Scaffolding continues to occupy a spot on OSHA’s yearly Top 10 list of most-cited violations. Experts say the structures must be treated with respect and caution from the time they’re being constructed to when they’re put to use.
Silver Spring, MD – The Center for Construction Research and Training recently released three training videos based on NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation Reports, also known as FACE Reports.
Washington – The majority of New York City construction workers killed on the job in 2011 and 2012 did not participate in state-approved training and apprenticeship programs, according to a Public Citizen report released Nov. 14.
Brooklyn, NY – Latino and immigrant workers are disproportionately killed in falls at construction sites in New York state, according to a new report from the advocacy group Center for Popular Democracy.
Silver Spring, MD – Fear of negative consequences such as losing work, becoming ineligible for incentives or being labeled a “complainer” may keep construction workers from reporting injuries, according to a new study from the AFL-CIO-affiliated Center for Construction Research and Training.