• Is 'Big Brother' Watching Me or My Back?

    If your best friend, whom you’ve known for years, suddenly fell over in a confined space, how would you respond? Would you rush in to save him or her?

  • NYC Updates Accessiblity Guidelines

    The guidelines, above and beyond mandatory building codes, will help architects provide more accessible features to the 11.2 percent of city residents who have identified as having a disability, according to the mayor's office. Meanwhile, ICC has updated the 2009 ICC A117.1, Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities standard.

  • DOT Proposes $12.9 Billion Hudson Tunnel Plan

    Building a new tunnel under the Hudson River is estimated to cost $11.1 billion and rehabilitating the existing tunnel would cost $1.8 billion more, according to DOT.

  • Resources for Safety in Lead Abatement

    As public and private entities continue to battle lead hazards, they've come together to provide useful information for asset owners and contractors encountering those hazards and undertaking lead abatement projects.

  • Innovating for a Safer Workforce

    Companies can address an aging construction industry with sophisticated technology.

  • Fatality Investigation: 22-Year-Old Construction Laborer Killed in Trench Collapse

    The Kentucky Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) program investigates fatalities and makes recommendations for preventing future similar injuries.

  • 2017 NEC Effective in Minnesota Starting July 1

    Requests for Electrical Inspection (electrical permits) filed with DLI on or after July 1, 2017, are subject to the provisions of the 2017 NEC, and electrical license examinations also are based on the requirements of the 2017 NEC.

  • CDC Investigations Find Common Sources of Health Care Infections

    "Everything here is water-related, which tends to be the case with health care," said Bryan E. Christensen, an industrial hygienist and epidemiologist with CDC's National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases. "There really needs to be an increased role for the industrial hygiene field at health care facilities. It's something that needs more emphasis going forward."

  • OnStar for Your Gas Detection Program

    How are organizations leveraging historical and real-time data to keep workers safe? As with auto safety systems and services, one type of data isn't enough for your gas detection program.

  • ASSE's Mile High Moment

    This could be the most consequential annual conference for the society in many years.