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How to Immediately Improve your OSHA Compliance

If you run a contracting business, you have the responsibility to provide a safe environment for your workers. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) mandates that you follow a list of regulations that aim to reduce worker injury and death. Since there is a high cost for failing to achieve OSHA compliance, every contractor needs to know the basics of current Federal regulations. Read more

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The Top 3 Construction Violations (and How to Prevent Them)

The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) inspectors hand out citations across the country for a multitude of violations. Without fail, year after year, the same on-the-job hazards rank at or near the top of the list. General contractors, subcontractors and others often receive construction violations over and over, because they fail to learn how to recognize and avoid these three common work hazards. Read more

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OSHA’s Free Workplace Safety Program Aids Small Businesses

Did you know the cost of accident prevention is usually much lower than what accidents can ultimately cost a business? This is one reason tens of thousands of businesses every year take advantage of OSHA’s workplace safety program. If your job site has health and safety issues (or even if it doesn’t), learn what this free government program can do for you. Read more

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OSHA Safety and Health Program Is Seeking Public Comments

OSHA is a vital part of health and safety in the workplace. Many job sites fear OSHA inspections, but most contractors recognize the importance of maintaining strong standards for keeping workers safe and healthy on the job. It increases productivity and profit and reduces liability. Many don’t realize that it is possible for the everyday contracting business to have a say in these policies. If you’ve been looking for a chance to sound off on health and safety guidelines, the OSHA Safety and Health Program is seeking public comments! Read more