Lawrence Hidalgo, director of MIOSHA's Construction Safety and Health Division, is scheduled to be the featured speaker at the event in Marquette
The program prepares motivated youth through classroom instruction and hands-on skills training for employment and registered apprenticeship in one of the fastest-growing occupations in construction.
A device may pass a static test with flying colors, but when put into a real-life situation it may still fail and break, and that's bad for anyone standing underneath.
Its members will be announced during the first meeting of DOT's Aviation Consumer Protection Advisory Committee, which is scheduled to take place Jan. 16, 2019, in Washington, D.C.
"The evidence has been mounting that front crash prevention works, and it works even better when it doesn't solely rely on a response from the driver," said Jessica Cicchino, IIHS' vice president for research.
The partners will work to ensure safety through several key elements, including 100 percent fall protection over 6 feet; 100 percent personal protective equipment, including hard hats, eye protection, and high-visibility outer clothing; and ensuring all crane operators are certified.
Enforcement personnel throughout Canada and the United States inspected commercial motor vehicles for brake violations. During the week, they placed 4,955 vehicles out of service until critical problems with their brakes could be fixed.
There have been no significant changes in the industries in which workers are most likely to be injured by their work, with construction and agriculture among the sectors with the highest risks.
A carpenter was injured on April 17 at a Lake Forest work site. He was carrying a nail gun in his right hand, with his finger on the trigger, when it discharged, plunging a nail into his left arm.
Falls figured prominently in OSHA's enforcement actions during August and September 2018.