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The American Ladder Institute's survey on ladder safety training inspires creation of National Ladder Safety Month, debuting March 2017.
Approximately 350 building materials, construction, and furnishings products from 159 manufacturers have achieved Cradle to Cradle product certification to date.
OSHA's new recommended practices are intended to help companies promote workplace anti-retaliation programs.
The National BIM Guide for Owners provides building owners with an approach, from their own profession’s standpoint, to create and fulfill building information modeling requirements for a typical project.
The final rule will clarify the ongoing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of work-related injuries and illnesses.
In cooperation with the Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA), NSF develops first Product Category Rule in North America for roof coating materials.
OSHA is investigating the need for a standard to prevent workplace violence in healthcare and social assistance facilities.
The ICC has signed an historic agreement supporting GSO efforts to develop a unified Gulf Building Code for the region.
Recommended practices promote workplace safety and health programs in construction; comments on changes in the agency’s standards are now due Jan. 4.
In an effort to promote proactive recycling and waste reduction practices within workplace environments, Legrand is offering a free “Trash Madness” toolkit.
OSHA has issued a final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards and establishing personal fall protection systems requirements.
Learn what your organization can do to be prepared for the evolving active shooter threat with a new eBook from Everbridge.
Uniform requirements for power-operated and revolving doors make it easier to compare the environmental impact of products.
The program evaluates commercial properties for building operations and management; life safety/security/risk management; training and education; energy; environment/sustainability; and tenant relations/community involvement.
In addition to the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health meeting, OSHA is accepting nominations for eight members to serve on the 15-member ACCSH committee.
Nine Campbell Institute member organizations share their successes and challenges in implementing worker wellbeing programs.
OSHA seeks to amend its current respiratory protection standard to add two additional fit-testing protocols.
About 129,000 of the Winsley Mid-Back Chairs were sold at Office Depot and OfficeMax stores nationwide and online at officedepot.com.
The 2016 Atlantic Hurricane season is expected to be the most active since 2012. With flooding one of the most damaging effects of a big storm, here are some timely tips from thyssenkrupp Elevator.
OSHA has issued new guidance on settlement approval in whistleblower cases.
OSHA is seeking information on the safe access and egress of vessels, buildings, and other structures in shipyard employment; use of fall and falling object protection; and erection, use, and dismantling of scaffolding systems.
The plan is part of ongoing efforts between OSHA and Health Canada to reduce regulatory barriers between U.S. and Canadian systems responsible for chemical safety.
OSHA is accepting nominations for members to serve on the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH).
Sodexo's Directors of Facilities in K-12 schools are now EPA-trained "masters of indoor air quality" after completing EPA's 10-course Masters of IAQ series.
OSHA has delayed the effective date for its new rule enforcing employees’ rights to report workplace injuries, illnesses.
A recent survey of corporate real estate executives finds an increased focus on the strategic aspects of CRE within companies.
The increased penalties are meant to keep pace with the cost of living, which can lead to significant benefits for workers and level the playing field for responsible employers.
As July 4th plans kick into high gear, OSHA is urging employers in the fireworks and pyrotechnics industry to protect their workers. Last year, two workers were killed and four injured in an explosion at an Alabama fireworks manufacturing facility.
Three National Institute of Building Sciences quarterly cybersecurity workshops are scheduled for July.