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Falls are the leading cause of death for construction workers. Continue reading

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OSHA releases final rule on confine spaces in construction

More than 20 years after OSHA issued a standard to regulate confines spaces in general industry, the agency has issued a similar rule specific to the construction industry. Under the Confined Spaces in Construction Standard, released May 1, employers must … Continue reading

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OSHA offers new resources on preventing roof falls

Two new publications from OSHA are aimed at helping construction workers avoid falls from roofs. Protecting Roofing Workers http://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3755.pdf Fall Protection for Construction http://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3146.pdf

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