The EIFS Industry Members Association (EIMA) is continuing to provide resources, tools, and information to the EIFS industry that helps companies safely operate as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present its challenges.
Many communities are addressing the need for additional hospital beds and alternate care space by allowing the use of tents or temporary membrane structures. In some cases, communities are addressing the need for more beds by changing use and occupancy types for existing buildings. With these changes to our physical and built environment comes the need for code officials to rapidly institute enhanced health and safety measures in the field and in their office environments to protect themselves and those they work with.
The sheer volume and pervasiveness of COVID-19 cases has construction industry trade groups and others questioning the practicality of current U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration rule that requires workplace exposures to the virus reported and recorded.
Updated website is designed to boost workplace safety by making OSHA resources more accessible and facilitating easy online registration of OSHA safety courses.
November 11, 2019
The OSHA Training Institute Education Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, the only authorized OSHA Training Institute Education Center headquartered in Northern California, is announcing the launch of a new interactive website.
Fall Protection and Ladder Safety Trainings Planned during Month of May; Supports OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down Initiative
May 8, 2019
Werner, a manufacturer with a complete line of climbing products and fall protection equipment, will conduct more than 200 training events in support of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s (OSHA) National Safety Stand-Down initiative scheduled from May 6-10, 2019.
OSHA, an agency of the U.S. Department of Labor, has proposed a rule that would eliminate the requirement that employers with 250 or more employees electronically report detailed information about their workers' injuries and illnesses, according to a July 30 notice in the Federal Register.
As of April 17, OSHA and state safety agencies have issued 116 violation citations under OSHA's new silica safety rule. The regulation went into effect Sept. 23, but OSHA began full enforcement Oct. 23.
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