October 09 2017

Penalties for Not Complying with OSHA Regulation 1926.24

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is responsible for ensuring all companies comply with federal safety regulations pertaining to 38 CFR 1926.24, as well as all other safety regulations. According to Steve Yerbury, a certified Occupational Health and Safety Technologist with Capstone Fire & Safety Management states, “Complying with this standard is a necessary […]

October 09 2017

Construction Site Safety: The Importance of Following 1926.24 Regulations

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is the federal organization keeps an updated record of workplace accidents and deaths each year. According to BLS, workplace deaths were up 40 percent during the first half of 2016 and on-the-job accidents were also up. The construction industry accounted for most of these accidents and deaths. Just by […]

October 04 2017
Arkema fire

Arkema Chemical Fire in Houston Proves Fire Protection and Safety Regulations Are Needed

Hurricane Harvey has shown the importance of having the proper fire protection and safety plans in place. Arkema Inc., a chemical company in Houston, Texas, has shown that major accidents can happen, no matter what plans a company has in place. According to recent reports, because of the flooding, the storage containers began exploding. A […]

October 04 2017
hurricane harvey

Cleanup from Hurricane Harvey Will Need Experts

The recent disaster and devastation seen from Hurricane Harvey, Irma, and Maria are some of the worst in American history. It is expected to cost billions to clean up and replace everything that was destroyed. However, having the experts available to do the proper cleanup and rebuilding is challenging. According to recent news reports, Harvey […]