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OSHA and Occupational Safety

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As you know if you work in the industry, OSHA takes occupational safety very seriously. They have been working already in 2015 to maintain safety standards in the work place and some businesses have seen fines and penalties as a result.

OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, routinely conducts inspections of different industries and businesses to ensure they are up to federal safety standards and guidelines. If not, the businesses coul

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Construction Industry is Seeking New Workers

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As you may or may not know, the construction industry is once again seeing a growth and is predicting a very big year in 2015. This is great news for people who work in the industry but it also means some very big changes need to take place in order for this to all happen properly.

A recent survey from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC of America) shows the construction industry ready to hire the most workers in 10 years. This is great news

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Dangers of Winter Construction

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In consideration of the countries below normal temperatures this week, we wanted to educate our readers on the issue of winter building.  Winter climate causes several safety challenges on construction projects.

While desiccation and overheating decrease during the winter period, the dangers that workers face during this cold periods are potentially more dangerous, and the hazards are definitely more severe. Some of the more common examples include a si

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How to Combat Hazards During Winter Construction

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Considering most of the country is a frozen tundra this week, we thought it would be appropriate to brush on the topic of winter construction.  Working in the winter is one of the most challenging things about the job.  Things go wrong, jobs take longer, but unfortunately the work must go on!

Winter is the most challenging of the seasons, not least because of the dangers that cold weather can bring to people. Since construction sites demand for carefulness e

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