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5 Things your Workers Comp Benefits Don’t Cover

Workers comp benefits provide comprehensive coverage for on-the-job injuries and liability insurance for employee lawsuits. However, this mandatory insurance has its limits. Workers Compensation law prevents business owners from being on the hook for incidents beyond their control or unrelated to the job. Read more

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What is Lean Construction, and what are its Benefits?

Even though most construction owners regularly monitor labor productivity and efficiency, nearly three-fourths of projects are delivered over budget and after deadline. To solve this common problem, an industry non-profit, the Lean Construction Institute, is advocating that contractors concentrate on working to eliminate the wasting of resources, like time, movement and human potential. Read more

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OSHA Updates its Crane Operator Certification Requirements

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is currently in the process of implementing a new crane operator certification rule that clarifies worker requirements and maintains an employer’s duty to ensure safety. The final rule became effective on December 9, 2018. However, its evaluation and documentation requirements will not take effect until February 7, 2019. Read more