What the Crystalline Silica Rule Means to Your Business
The Occupation Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a final rule on limiting worker’s exposure to respirable crystalline silica – a measure that’s expected to save more than 600 lives and prevent more than 900 new cases of silicosis each year.
What is "Construction Defect" and Why All the Fuss?
Construction Defect is a two-word phrase that has taken on a life of its own over the past 20 years. To be clear, construction defect claims have existed ever since construction projects began, but the construction boom of the 1990's dramatically increased the amount of construction defect claims that made their way into the courts. So what is construction defect and why all the fuss?
Spring Has Sprung - and So Have Your Job Site Pollution Risks
As spring returns, so do the sounds of progress: shovels breaking ground, front-end loaders dumping fill dirt into heavy haulers, and construction workers opening the tailgates of their pickups at job sites. The return of spring of course also means rain, often resulting in project delays, other job challenges, and something more substantial – yet often overlooked: exposure to pollution.
DEC 05, 2014
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