"Building a new rail tunnel under the Hudson to allow for the repair of the ancient and Sandy-damaged tunnels is critical for the countless commuters, shoppers, and tourists who are the lifeblood of our regional economy," U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said.
There were five minor injuries in the collapse at the site, which is the largest current U.S. construction project, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said July 19.
The emphasis comes after an annual rise in work-related deaths in Britain.
One of the safety industry's best annual events again visits the Mile High City next year. (ASSE's Safety 2012 conference also was in Denver.)
These single-industry contracts will support the growth of apprenticeship programs in health care, construction, transportation and logistics, energy, manufacturing, and information and communications technology. DOL also will award as many as four multi-industry contracts to organizations to help employers from different sectors grow their apprenticeship programs and work together to create a pipeline of skilled workers.
Continuous improvement and evolution of leading indicators will help your organization continuously improve safety records and reduce risks.