Tag Archives: OSHA

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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