TITLE

Letters

AUTHOR(S)
Moore, Harry; Mccoole, Bob; Levensailor, Tom; Ellis, J. Nigel; Randy, Amy
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;1/31/2005, Vol. 254 Issue 4, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
Presents several letters to the editor about the construction industry in the U.S. Violations of the safety and code violations in construction; Photographs of construction workers; Information about fall protection.
ACCESSION #
15949275

 

Related Articles

  • Take steps to avoid dangerous falls this spring. Larsen, Peggy // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;5/12/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 46, p13 

    The article offers tips on protecting oneself from injury, particularly falls, at home and at work during spring. Identifying and avoiding hazards is cited as the first step in avoiding fall injuries. For the safety of construction workers, the best thing is to eliminate fall hazards, such as...

  • Your Fall Protection Program.  // Concrete Construction;Sep2012, Vol. 57 Issue 9, p14 

    The article offers tips on the implementation of a fall protection program by construction companies. It recommends analysis of the jobsite to determine potential risk areas and what type of fall protection equipment is required for workers' safety. It explains the concepts of active fall arrest...

  • Six feet and above. Stoddard, Mike // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Jun2011, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p46 

    The article focuses on the new regulations for fall protection for residential construction workers to take effect on June 16, 2011 from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA says that 1926.501, a new requirement for workers who fall six feet and above should be...

  • Ten safety ideas you can use.  // Pit & Quarry;Mar99, Vol. 91 Issue 9, p24 

    Enumerates safety ideas from a contractor perspective provided by Hap Pigsley, safety director for Platt Construction. Importance of providing back-up alarms; Training requirements; Updates; Uniformity in controls.

  • OSHA FRUSTRATED BY DEATH RATE.  // ENR: Engineering News-Record;09/18/2000, Vol. 245 Issue 11, p15 

    Reports the efforts of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to reduce construction jobsite fatalities in Florida. Creation of an enforcement environment for the compliance of contractors; Establishment of a partnership program for employers; Need for additional funds to implement...

  • Learning from our mistakes.  // Contract Journal;2/21/2007, Vol. 437 Issue 6613, p13 

    A letter to the editor is presented about the dangerous activities of construction workers on site in the February 7, 2007 issue.

  • ONE WORLD TRADE CENTER: SAFE AT 1,776 FEET. Addison, Hannah // EHS Today;Sep2013, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p54 

    The article offers information on the fall protection system applied for the safety of workers during the final stages of constructing the One World Trade Center in New York City. It states that the skyscraper designed by David Childs of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill is the tallest one in trge...

  • SLOW DOWN! Rushing could put you at risk. Brown, Bob // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Mar2002, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p70 

    Reports that rushing around on construction sites could put construction workers at risk in the United States. Reasons that may cause a person to hurry; Institution of a safety pause; Observations on tasks that are normally done in a hurry.

  • Constructionline targets safety. Pearman, Ross // Contract Journal;6/12/2002, Vol. 413 Issue 6381, p1 

    Reports on the decision of Constructionline to partner with the online safety performance database of the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme. Objective of the database; Reason of Constructionline for entering the agreement.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics