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EM385 FP Training Classes – March 16, 17, 18 – Don’t Miss Out!

It’s a training requirement that has hit many construction supervisors or project manager’s sites; yet, it still seems to be one of those training requirements that is not widely offered, even here in the Northeast. The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has a 900-page manual that outlines the

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Coronavirus and the Workplace – Steps To Take To Stay Safe

As the coronavirus continues to spread, not only abroad but also here in the United States, and treatment has not yet been identified, the CDC recommends the following steps to remain vigilant. Employees who are well but who have a sick family member at home with COVID-19 should notify their

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NUCARI Membership Dinner

Join Us for the March for the NUCARI Membership Dinner Tuesday, March 176:00 pm Bravo Bistro 123 Empire Street, Providence, RI Join NUCARI and Congressman David Ciccilline as he shares how RI and neighboring MA and CT will benefit from the recent unveiling of a $760 billion Infrastructure Plan. The RI

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How to Prepare for an OSHA Inspection

OSHA provides valuable information on why an inspection happens, what to do to prepare, the stages of the inspection, fines, and penalties, and your rights. You can download the Data Sheet here. Below we’ve provided an overview of the information provided: OSHA inspectors, called compliance safety and health officers, are

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Form 300A – Injury Report Posting Deadline

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is reminding employers to post OSHA Form 300A, which lists a summary of the total number of job-related injuries and illnesses that occurred during 2019. The form must be posted between Feb. 1 and April 30. This information was obtained directly from the OSHA

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Better Head Protection on the Construction Site

Photo Credit: Skanska USA Helmets are the New Hard Hats In an effort to offer the best head protection on the Jobsite, and to set an example to their clients, United Alliance now supplies their Consultants at risk of falling with Helmets instead of Hard Hats.  This changes has come

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OSHA Stresses the Importance of Combining Hands-On Training with Computer Based Training

Recently, OSHA’s Acting Director of Enforcement Programs issued a letter of interpretation in response to the following question: “Are online training programs acceptable for compliance with OSHA’s worker training requirements?” In short, OSHA remains consistent in its requirement that training must “result in mastery of the training material,” and they

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Safety Manager Job Skills Required for MBTA Project

According to the MBTA Red Line has embarked on a major infrastructure program. The MBTA Red Line Improvement Project is an 8 billion, 5-year capital investment program that began July 1, 2018, and includes signal upgrades, a new test track and vehicle testing facility, and an upgraded yard and maintenance

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6 Reasons to Choose a Career in the Construction Industry

Construction is one of the largest industries in the country. However, many people do not even consider the opportunities construction can offer. Unlike many other career options, construction can be very rewarding and provide a great sense of accomplishment most other careers can not match. It’s more than a job

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