Federal, state, and local agencies across the country are taking part in the week's activities. The kickoff press event is taking place at the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge project site in Washington, D.C.
The Brooklyn-Queens Expressway's 1.5-mile section between the Atlantic Avenue Interchange and Sands Street is one of the most complex highway structures in the country. Built in 1954, it includes a triple-cantilever structure, of which the Brooklyn Heights promenade is the top tier.
Smoke alarms, carbon dioxide detectors, and hazardous gas sensors need to be tested and sometimes calibrated regularly to ensure they will function properly when needed.
Accounting for employees in the event of an emergency is vital. The Emergency Action Plan should address how to accurately account for all employees.
New solutions expedite the lockout/tagout process and provide clear line-of-sight disconnect for operators.
All hazards must be identified before entry to the space and listed on the permit.
AVTs help reduce the risk of exposure to electrical hazards and improve worker safety by automating and simplifying the process of verifying the absence of voltage.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is seeking comments from the public on potential locations for a series of public meetings to discuss best practices for community engagement panels near decommissioning nuclear power plants
Lean principles ensure everyone is on the same page from day one of a project and that each team member maintains a shared understanding of tasks, risks, goals, and procedures throughout construction.
We are already struggling to tread water in a sea of devices vying for our attention. When connected safety programs are properly implemented, these can be a life raft, and with some work, a speed boat to navigate these waters.