• South Florida Drivers Urged to Check VINs

    In Broward and Miami-Dade counties there are nearly 459,000 vehicles with unrepaired air bags. South Florida is part of the highest risk area of the country.

  • DOL Hails Contingent Worker Report

    "Never before in this series of data have these percentages been so low, providing evidence that the 2017 American workforce was more secure in their jobs than at any other time that this survey was taken," DOL said in a statement about the new BLS report.

  • Improving Safety with Video Surveillance Solutions

    These systems are used for security purposes, but they are also used for much more, including operations, maintenance, and safety.

  • Safety and Security in Sunny San Antonio

    A particularly relevant session this year is the June 6 General Session, a panel discussion about preparing for workplace violence and active shooter incidents.

  • Comments Due Soon on OSHA Crane Operators Rule

    The rule will provide long-term clarity on crane operator certification requirements, and it would change the categories of certifications for crane operators to ensure more operators are able to meet the requirement.

  • New ASSE Standard Coming Soon for Wind Turbine Construction, Demolition

    Remote work, turbine height, limited access, and turbine manufacturer variables are challenges addressed in ANSI/ASSE A10.21, which establishes requirements for job site work and equipment. Publication of the new standard is expected in June 2018.

  • Hit-and-Run Crashes, Deaths on the Rise: AAA Foundation

    "Hit-and-run crashes in the United States are trending in the wrong direction," said Dr. David Yang, executive director of the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. "Our analysis shows that hit-and-run crashes are a growing traffic safety challenge, and the AAA Foundation would like to work with all stakeholders to help curtail this problem."

  • Washington State Construction Safety Day Set for May 11

    During the Puyallup event, which will run from 7 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., speakers will cover topics including fall protection, trenching, biohazards, lockout/tagout, and silica exposure prevention.

  • FAA Expanding Drone Airspace Authorization

    LAANC helps support the safe integration of drones into the nation's airspace. Drone operators using the system can receive near real-time airspace authorizations, cutting the wait experienced using the manual authorization process and letting operators quickly plan their flights.

  • Fifth Stand-Down on Preventing Construction Falls Set for May 7-11

    "The Stand-Down is not limited only to construction industry trades," Dean McKenzie, director of OSHA's Directorate of Construction, and Christine M. Branche, Ph.D., FACE, principal associate director of NIOSH and director of its Office of Construction Safety and Health, said in an email. "Each year, large corporations and small companies have joined us to make this effort a success."