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- Does OSHA cover architects and engineers? Figura, Susannah Zak // Occupational Hazards;Apr97, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p12
Reports on two cases being studied by the US Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission to determine whether engineers and architects can be held liable for safety infractions on construction projects. Lawsuits filed against CH2M Hill and Foit-Albert Associates; Death and injuries of...
- Same old fatal mistakes. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;11/03/97, Vol. 239 Issue 18, p58
Editorial. Stresses the need to tighten safety regulations in the construction sector in Michigan. Increase in accidents since 1995; Mystery over falls, electrocutions and explosions; Role of insurance companies in helping the industry overcome accidents.
- Metro safety coalition holds first membership meeting. GS // Indianapolis Business Journal;9/27/93, Vol. 14 Issue 26, Focus p22B
Reports on the Metro Indianapolis Coalition for Construction Safety Inc.'s holding of its first membership meeting on September 23,1993. Goals of the organization; Standardized substance abuse program.
- Dade County drops employee badge rule. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;11/15/93, Vol. 231 Issue 20, p24
Reports on Miami, Florida's Dade County Commission's dropping of an ordinance requiring photo identification cards for all construction company employees. Protection of homeowners from unlicensed workers; Difficulty of enforcement of ordinance.
- Construction site safety in Hong kong. Chan, John K.W.; Chan, H.C. // International Journal of Management;Sep97 Part 2, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p334
Reviews the situation in Hong Kong regarding site safety regulations. High accident rate and high proportion of fatal accidents in the area; Suggested solutions for consideration by parties concerned with site safety management; Improvements in the construction industry.
- OSHA'S TOP 25 CONSTRUCTION VIOLATIONS. Fischbach, Amy Florence // EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance;Jun2003, Vol. 102 Issue 6, p38
Lists violations of workplace safety regulations in the U.S. construction industry. Requirements for all types of scaffolding; Fall protection scope; Protective systems for excavations; Use of electrical wiring methods, components and equipment. INSETS: How to Avoid Falling Hazards;How to...
- OWNERS PUT ISSUE ON FRONT LINE. Tuchman, Janice L. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;11/26/2001, Vol. 247 Issue 22, p10
Focuses on the plan of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration director, John L. Henshaw for the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) owners in Tarpon Springs, Florida. Decline of injuries and fatalities among employers; Promotion of leadership excellence in the construction; Plan of...
- OSHA HITS FIRMS OVER SCAFFOLDS. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;4/22/2002, Vol. 248 Issue 15, p17
Reports the penalties imposed by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Administration to several firms involved in the scaffolding collapse in Manhattan, New York City. Contractor Nesa Inc.; Penalty imposed to Tri-State Scaffolding & Equipment Supplies; Participation of New Millennium Restoration &...
- Videos help workers play by safe rules. Heselbarth, Rob // Contractor Magazine;Apr96, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p7
Reports on the importance of a safety orientation program for beginners in the construction industry. Discussions at the Construction Safety Council's Construction Safety Conference in Rosemont, Illinois in February, 1996; How the use of video tapes can be effective in teaching new employees in...