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Fatality Rate Still Too High: Fall Prevention in Construction

Fall prevention in construction has been an ongoing hot topic with OSHA – and it does not look like it is going anywhere any time soon. Falls in Construction Statistics From the Bureau of Labor Statistics Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries Summary, 2015- released on December 16, 2...

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Excavation Accident in Plymouth, MA

The construction accident that killed Charles Pace, 66, of Whitman, MA, is under investigation by Massachusetts State Police, Plymouth Police, OSHA and the district attorney’s office. Pace was an employee of P.A. Landers in Plymouth, MA and was killed when the mound of sand he was working...

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Fall Prevention in Construction: Safety Nets

United Alliance Services is joining the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction.  Employers will be conducting safety stand-down activities from May 4-15 across the nation. Stand-down activities include stopping work activities to talk about safety; in this case, ...

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Navy Veteran and Co-Owner of United Alliance Services, Marc A. Bianco

Marc Bianco to Present Residential Fall Protection & Signal Person, Rigging and Crane Awareness at NERCA Convention at Foxwoods in CT March 25 & 26

by Meg Whynot-Young Marc Bianco, EVP Technical Services /COO, United Alliance Services, has been invited to present at the 89th Annual North East Roofing Contractors Association (NERCA) at Foxwoods Casino & Resort in Mashantucket, Connecticut on March 25 & 26, 2015. The North E...

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Massachusetts Construction Companies Fined by OSHA for Not Providing Fall Protection

OSHA has given fall protection safety in construction a lot of attention recently. Falls are one of the top causes of injuries and fatalities in the workplace, particularly in construction. In 2013, out of 796 total fatalities in construction, 294 of them were due to falls. That’s a two perc...

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Confined Space Rescue Awareness Refresher Training

United Alliance Services is now offering Confined Space Rescue Awareness Refresher Training.  This training fulfills the annual training requirement for OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910.146, "Permit Required Confined Spaces." This program also meets the applicable OSHA & NFPA annual refresher ...

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Thank You Veterans! Discount on Massachusetts OSHA Safety Classes

by Meg Whynot-Young Veterans save 50% on OSHA safety classes now through Veterans Day, November 11, 2014. We would like to take the opportunity to thank Veterans who have sacrificed so much for our country, and our safety by offering 50% off of the following OSHA safety classes from no...

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Weekly Tool Box Talk – Excavation/Trenching

Here's a quick and dirty safety talk on trenching and excavating. Make sure your trenches and excavation sites are properly equipped, and you have properly trained personnel in place to prevent cave-ins and to ensure safety for all. Before we begin digging….. The employer must desig...

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Construction Site Safety Consultants in MA, RI and CT

United Alliance Services Corporation (UASC) consulting and safety services offers safety consultants for construction and safety management, construction site safety and construction safety training and support for optimum job site safety on construction projects throughout Massachusetts, Rh...

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Weekly Tool Box Talk – Crane and Hoist Safety

While working with or near cranes and hoists employees are more exposed to serious hazards.  Certain safety rules must be applied when working in this type of work environment. Workers not involved in the operation of the crane or hoist, but who are in the operating area need to: ...

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