OSHA Implements New Weighting System For Workplace Safety and Health Inspections

OSHA is updating its weighting inspection system to place greater emphasis on addressing fall hazards. From GroundBreak Carolinas: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced

Silica Standard Table 1 Survey

Even after OSHA implemented its silica standard, silica is a major issue for all levels of construction, even down to the finishes, such as manufacturing kitchen countertops. OSHA is seeking

National Recovery Month Stand Downs

On Thursday, October 3, 2019, GBCA, the American Society of Safety Professionals Philadelphia Chapter (ASSP), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and Med-Tex Services, Inc. came together to promote

OSHA Approves New Respirator Fit Testing Protocols

OSHA has issued a final rule that provides employers with two new fit testing protocols for ensuring that employees’ respirators fit properly. The new protocols are the modified ambient aerosol

Philadelphia Museum of Art North Entrance Grand Opening

On Wednesday, September 18, 2019, the Philadelphia Museum of Art celebrated the grand opening of the North Entrance, which for decades had been used as a loading dock. LF Driscoll

Job Opportunity: OSHA Safety & Occupational Health Specialist

OSHA is hiring a CSHO position (Safety & Occupational Health Specialist, 0018) in the Philadelphia Area Office. The position is being advertised Delegated Examining (All US), Merit Staffing, and under

Federal Judge Finds in Favor of Employees Participating in Safety Investigation

A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has awarded $1.04 million in lost wages and punitive damages to two former employees of a

GBCA Promotes Water. Rest. Shade. in 6ABC Facebook Live Video

On Tuesday, August 13, 2019, GBCA co-produced a 6ABC Facebook Live video about worker safety in hot conditions. Hosted by Gina Gannon, the video was filmed at Bittenbender Construction’s LOVE