Tag Archives: Construction Industry

Articulating Crane Questions Answered

I have received many questions concerning the Articulating Boom Crane and when it applies to General Industry and when it applies to Construction Industry. Here are some things to help you decide. Do your employees need to be qualified or … Continue reading

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Rigging Level 1

What an honor it was to witness a great group of construction workers honing their rigging skills. North Carolina has a great construction company called Vannoy working on the roads and highways. They all showed patience, skill and mentoring during … Continue reading

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Construction Company is COLD

What a perfect day for the practical exams in West Jefferson, North Carolina. The wind was 7-12 miles per hour. The cold was 35 degrees F. What better day to be on a mobile crane taking their practical exam. Congratulations … Continue reading

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#standdown4safety

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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