New York — In light of statistics showing construction workers are almost four times more likely than the average American to die from suicide, a contractor association has created suicide prevention resources.
Dayton, OH — A new video from NATE: The Communications Infrastructure Contractors Association highlights the efforts of its Safety Equipment Manufacturers Committee to “test equipment the way it’s being used in the field.”
Washington — OSHA is asking representatives from small businesses, as well as local governments and nonprofit organizations, to weigh in on how a standard to protect workers from heat illness would affect small entities.
Tumwater, WA — To clarify its crane decertification and reinstatement requirements, the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries is proposing changes to its regulations on cranes and derricks in construction.
Washington — The “failure” of standard-sized personal protective equipment to fit smaller construction workers – especially women – has prompted OSHA to try to align the industry’s PPE fit requirements with other industries’ standards.