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Don’t expect the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to slow down as it enters the fifth decade of its existence, following a year of heightened activity in support of its workplace safety mission.

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Weyerhaeuser Company announced the completion of the sale of its Michigan timberlands to Lyme Great Lakes Holding LLC, an affiliate of The Lyme Timber Company LP, for approximately $300 million in cash.

A recent study by the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) found that the rate of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) has declined significantly among full-time construction workers, with 2017 at less than 23 percent of the 1992 level.

While entrepreneurs inherently know that change creates opportunity, there is another important concept to keep in mind when developing your 2020 business model: “There is not an entirely new thing under the sun.”

Underscoring the importance of delivering essential and environmentally safe innovations to help societies thrive, DuPont confirms its ongoing commitment to leading with solutions that address global sustainability challenges, without compromising product quality or regional supply. 

LP Building Solutions continues to expand its portfolio of durable siding products with the introduction of LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish Trim & Siding, a prefinished siding option available in an array of tailored colors.

To avoid industry confusion and potential disruptions of construction crane projects, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued an enforcement policy for crane operator certifications issued by Crane Institute Certification (CIC).

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) fiscal year (FY) 2019 final statistics show a significant increase in the number of inspections and a record amount of compliance assistance to further the mission of ensuring that employers provide workplaces free of hazards.

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