Industry News

Safety Alert – Fall Prevention Update

Falls result in more than 300 construction worker deaths and thousands of injuries annually in the United States. Such incidences on the job are the result of unprotected roof edges; roof and floor openings; unstable scaffolds, ladders and structural steel; leading edges; open shafts and … read more

MOST Programs

May Program Notes

The National Joint Rules and Standards Committee amended the Uniform Referral Standards and Joint Referral Rules applicable to all U.S. Construction Lodge Joint Referral Rules effective June 1, 2015. The Committee amended the Rules to now require the removal of an applicant from the local … read more


March OSHA Notes

Adding inequality to injury: The costs of failing to protect workers on the job Learn how to get involved in the 2015 National Safety Stand-Down New study shows workers may fear talking to doctor about job-related asthma Whistleblower protection for temporary workers New Spanish resources … read more


February OSHA Notes

The following notes came from OSHA’s bi-weekly newsletter OSHA QuickTakes. OSHA gears up for annual Fall Safety Stand-Down in Construction, May 4 -15, 2015. – read more
 Winter Storm Hazards: OSHA publishes a Winter Weather Web page that provides information on protecting workers from hazards they may face while … read more


January OSHA Notes

The following notes are taken from the OSHA bi-weekly newsletter OSHA QuickTakes. Employers are now  required to report all work-related fatalities within eight (8) hours and all inpatient hospitalizations, amputations, and losses of an eye within 24 hours of finding out about the incident. – read … read more