The Middleburg, Fla., company faces $169,000 in proposed fines.
The alliance aims to protect Illinois apprentices on construction, earthmoving, and trenching sites.
The site was developed by faculty members at Washington University in St. Louis and supported by CPWR (the Center for Construction Research and Training) through a NIOSH cooperative agreement.
The agency's Nov. 4 newsletter summarizes five October 2014 preventable occupational fatalities.
The tape measure fell over 400 feet.
The Hanover, Pennsylvania, contractor exposed workers to potentially deadly trenching hazards.
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This triple-glazed, panelized aluminium clad structure is taking its place among London's growing family of iconic architectural statements. And CH2M HILL - as structural engineers - has been tasked with ensuring the whole structural steel skeleton is designed and erected with the precision befitting such an important building. Aside from the 177m building's peculiar shape -- it bows outward at its upper echelons -- the structure will boast London's highest public park. The Sky Garden, as it has been dubbed, will allow Londoners to enjoy panoramic views of the capital.
This 2014 NIOSH video provides an overview of Buy Quiet initiatives and resources to construction company owners, employees, subcontractors, purchasers and suppliers of power tools and equipment, and to the general community. Buy Quiet addresses the vision of eliminating noise hazards early in the life cycle of power tools and equipment, thus reducing the risk of occupational hearing loss among operators and nearby workers. Companies are encouraged to implement Buy Quiet within their organization as any company whose workers are subjected to hazardous noise exposures can benefit from Buy Quiet initiatives. Visit http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/buyquiet for more information.
In this 2014 WorkSafeBC video, a crane truck operator contacts a high-voltage power line while delivering materials to a construction site.
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