If organizations want to win, they need to have efforts parallel to those of the military - to accomplish their missions while minimizing employee injuries.
Chief Administrative Law Judge Covette Rooney recently upheld citations and penalties for Flintlock Construction Service, finding the company had knowledge of safety hazards at a 23-story hotel project in Manhattan, New York.
In issuing its final rule on workplace illness and injury reporting, this author believes there are two critical oversights that may lead to more harm than good.
Developed by two Minnesotans, Queblo has created a bilingual digital hub that connect workers, contractors and homeowners across a language and cultural divide.
If you have been in the business long enough, something on your job site has grown legs and walked off. It's not the change orders or charge backs that can ultimately cost us; it is theft from our job sites.
Nationwide statistics show that since the last economic boom ended, construction of new residential units across the nation ran at roughly half the pace of the previous quarter century
Maximum penalties for OSHA violations are set to increase for the first time since 1990 as part of overall federal penalty adjustments mandated by Congress last year. The increases were announced Thursday by the Department of Labor, which issued two interim rules covering penalty adjustments for several DOL agencies, including OSHA, the Mine Safety and Health Administration and Wage and Hour Division.