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6 Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about ADA Requirements

In today’s day and age, builders must be aware of many different state and Federal regulations, including ADA requirements. Unfortunately, many building contractors make mistakes, because these regulations are longwinded and confusing.

Since ignorance is never an excuse in construction, read the answers to these frequently asked questions before your next project. Read more

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How to Receive Occupational Health and Safety Recognition

Employers in the skilled trades have a particular obligation to pay attention to occupational health and safety. But, how do you know if your workplace is safe enough, according to current government standards? The easiest way to find out is to request to join OSHA’s Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program. Read more

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How to Comply with OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard

Contracting companies who manufacture, transport, distribute and/or use hazardous chemicals have a responsibility to inform and protect their workers. OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard officially establishes a worker’s right to know about the chemicals they may be exposed to in the workplace. Read more

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Cool Tips for Working as a Contractor in Hot Weather

Thousands of workers across the country fall victim to occupational heat exposure every year. Some even die. In fact, over 40 percent of those deaths occur in the construction industry. These preventable incidents can affect anyone working as a contractor in hot weather regardless of their age or condition.

As summer begins, learn how you can prevent your workers from getting unnecessarily sick in the sun. Read more