Why Does a Trench Collapse Occur? OSHA regulations governing the protection of employees working in trenches state that workers must be protected from trench collapse/cave-ins by an adequately [...]
In Coronavirus News, Human Resources (articles & papers), Safety (articles and papers), Wisconsin Contractor BlogPosted
The business response to COVID-19 “fatigue” needs to be consistent with regular communication, and defined efforts to track and prevent infection among the workforce. Local health departments in [...]
Falls have been and remain the number one cause of fatalities in construction. Falls cause one of every three construction worker deaths. These injuries and fatalities occur from falls from [...]
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In Wisconsin, most worker compensation cases settle. Understand that employees may have six or 12 years, or an unlimited time to bring a claim, depending on the type of injury ...
Falls cause one of every three construction worker deaths. These injuries and fatalities occur from falls from roofs, scaffolds, ladders, bridges and other work surfaces. None of the efforts to [...]
Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (“OSH Act”) and its substantive regulations, employers in the construction industry are subject to a comprehensive safety and health audit requirement.
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As 2018 moves along, so do things at the Department of Labor – but still pretty slowly. Here is the latest as of the end of October.
As you prepare your business for winter’s unique hazards, it’s a perfect time to reinforce your commitment to safety by reviewing your company safety program.
The Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) has now completed promulgation of Wisconsin’s Commercial Building Code (SPS 361 to 366).