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  • NSC Dropped Object Session Set for Sept. 26

    The Indianapolis presentation will focus on prevention best practices and provide an overview of a new industry initiative in development by ISEA and the Dropped Objects Solutions Committee that seeks to standardize solutions.

  • December NTSB Meeting to Determine Why El Faro Sank

    The U.S.-flagged cargo ship sank in October 2015 during Hurricane Joaquin, with the loss of all 33 crew members on board.

  • Australian Builder Fined $880,000 in Fatal Collapse

    "Floor collapses can be caused by overloading areas with construction materials, the new floor not being structurally completed, or the structural support elements being inadequate or altered. That is why it is critical that builders ensure the load-bearing capacity of floors under construction are known by everyone at the site," WorkSafe Victoria Head of Hazardous Industries and Industry Practice Michael Coffey said.

  • Mariner-Operated Low-Visibility Warnings Coming to Connecticut, Long Island

    The new MRASS technology is far better because it is less expensive and requires less maintenance that the foghorns, which use older technology that is prone to being knocked out of calibration and for which parts are hard to find, according to the Coast Guard.

  • Report Says South's Construction Boom Costly to Workers

    The report points out that workplace injuries are common among these workers, fewer than half are offered medical insurance by their employers, and more than half earn less than $15 an hour despite having on average high levels of experience in the industry.

  • Safety Shines Brightly in Indy This Month

    There will be plenty to learn and do at the NSC Congress & Expo in downtown Indianapolis.

  • Will Electronic Logs Change Your Safety Culture?

    Follow these five steps to prepare for the collision of culture and technology.

  • Texas' Texting Ban Kicks in 9/1

    "The new law will help reduce crashes, save lives, and make Texas roads safer for everyone," Kent Livesay, vice president and general manager of AAA Texas, wrote in his message to readers. "This new law will make travel safer for every Texan."

  • DOT Reports on Rulemakings' Status

    DOT's August 2017 Significant Rulemaking Report lists the status of dozens of pending rulemakings, including some the agency has halted and many others it has delayed during the Trump administration's initial months.

  • NIOSH Leader Touts PtD Pilot Credit

    The NIOSH Construction Program worked with the U.S. Green Building Council to develop it in order to explore the connection between occupational safety and health and sustainable building practices.