With no emergency temporary standard (ETS) for COVID-19 at the federal OSHA level, more governors are directing their state’s OSHA programs to create their own standards to protect workers. However, … [Read more...] about What Makes a Strong COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard?
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Less than two years ago, OSHA started a national emphasis program focused on reducing trench fatalities in the construction industry in response to the sharp increase of trench fatalities in a short … [Read more...] about Stopping Trench Fatalities on Construction Jobsites
The outcome of the upcoming presidential election is likely to affect the agenda at many federal agencies, including OSHA. There are major gaps in OSHA standards that need to be filled to better … [Read more...] about The New OSHA Standards Needed to Protect Construction Laborers
People of all ages, genders and ethnicities can become infected with the coronavirus and spread COVID-19. This article reviews in details the statistics provided by a recent data bulletin from the … [Read more...] about Are Construction Workers at Higher Risk for COVID-19 Complications?
Over two million Americans have tested positive for coronavirus and more than 120,000 have died from COVID-19, and these numbers are growing daily. The debate over how to protect workers from COVID-19 … [Read more...] about The Battle for an Emergency Temporary Standard to Address COVID-19
In this COVID-19 Response Plan, the Laborers’ Health & Safety Fund of North America provides recommendations on the steps to take to limit the spread of COVID-19 and mitigate risk to workers. … [Read more...] about Recommended COVID-19 Response Plan for Construction Employers