10 Secrets to Complying with the General Safety and Health Provisions for Construction

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has a Subpart specific to Construction and regulates the General Safety and Health of construction workers. This is 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1926 Subpart C. Subpart C can be considered the construction general duty clause. This post will reveal some of the secrets contained in this

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Mine Safety and Health in America

Mining is an active vocation in the US, even in unlikely states like Florida. Miners are protected from safety and health hazards from the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977, which created the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). The mission of MSHA is to “prevent death, illness and injury from mining and

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Trenching and Excavation: Digging through the regulations

Trenching and excavation fatalities are on the rise in America over the previous 5 years. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has stated the 2016 fatalities due to excavation hazards has double the average of the previous five years. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has made preventing trenching and excavation hazards a priority goal.

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