Tag Archives: OSHA

5 Most Common OSHA Violations of 2017

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is an enforcer when it comes to assuring compliance with its own regulations and directives. As a result, many businesses find themselves inundated with fines and penalties that can be painstaking. Are you one of the businesses? Well the good news is there are several violations that are easily […]

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How Asbestos Exposure Affects Construction Workers

Thanks to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) asbestos regulations, today’s construction industry is much safer than it was in previous decades. Overall rates of occupational illnesses have decreased by 67 percent since the organization started addressing worksite hazards in the 1970s. Mandatory asbestos surveillance, permissible exposure limits and optional engineering controls for class […]

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Rock & Dirt’s Weekly Recap-

News in the Construction Equipment Industry Need a quick update on what happened last week in the construction industry? Every week we will provide a brief overview of some of the top stories for your consumption.   New safety precautions will be in effect as of September 15, 2012, in an effort to reduce the […]

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