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Fall protection: the right equipment, training, and emphasis makes a difference
  • Vandeventer Black LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2017

Recent OSHA reporting identifies falling hazards as the leading cause of death on construction projects. OSHA or the Occupational Safety Health

Accessible Icon Update: New Federal Guidance Deepens Quandary for Businesses Facing Contradictory State Requirements
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2017

As we previously reported, New York State and more recently, Connecticut, passed legislation requiring the use of the “Accessible Icon” in lieu of

Construction Safety: Lessons From 2016 and Remedies in 2017
  • Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2017

While each year there are reports and statistics regarding the annual number of construction accidents and fatalities in New York City, 2016 will

Silica Rule in Construction Delayed 90 Days
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • April 18 2017

On April 6, OSHA announced it has delayed implementation of its new rule for 90 days which, among other things, cuts in half the maximum allowable

OSHA Launches Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction Industry
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • April 12 2017

Fatalities from falls continue to be a leading cause of death in the construction industry, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is

Federal Court in Alabama Rules that 1999 Amendment to the Miller Act Does Not Preclude Arbitration of Underlying Claims
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2017

This action arose out of a payment dispute between Bay South Limited, Inc. (“Bay South”) and Stephens Construction

Deja Vu: Court Overturns AB 219 Again!
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2017

PREVAILING WAGE LAW is California’s “other” minimum wage. It requires workers to be paid union wages on publicly funded construction projects. But in

Senate Nixes Volks Rule, an Obama-Era Workplace Safety Rule
  • Stark & Stark
  • USA
  • March 28 2017

The Senate recently voted to nullify an Obama-era OSHA safety regulation - the so-called “Volks rule” - which extends the time period for OSHA to

Virginia’s ongoing efforts to address employee misclassification by construction contractors
  • Vandeventer Black LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2017

For several years, Virginia has been endeavoring to address employee misclassification in the Commonwealth, particularly in the construction industry

TBI Injuries on Construction Sites
  • Stark & Stark
  • USA
  • March 22 2017

The construction industry has the greatest number of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) among U.S. workplaces, according to a recent study conducted by