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First speakers announced for Working at Height Conference
John McClelland, TJ Lyons, Scott Owyen, Bart Krzysztofek and more come on board for Nov. 20 access and rental conference
OSHA investigating fall from scaffold fatality
One worker killed, another seriously injured, after falling 9 stories from scaffolding on Chicago jobsite
Equipment Depot celebrates safety milestone
Material handling provider announces ‘best safety record’ in company history
Doka USA celebrates Construction Safety Week
Company highlighted the importance of safety cultures within the workplace
Looking up: Global high-rise construction trends
Worries over financing, liquidity in some regions, and meeting sustainability seem to be lessening as the planet’s urban centres keep building into the sky
Fall protection webinar: Vertical lifelines and anchorage connectors
The SAIA’s Fall Protection Council will cover proper PFPE inspection and fit
Baltimore bridge collapse: Can engineers prevent similar disasters?
Deadly catastrophe leads to opportunity for engineers to do more to protect the world’s aging bridges
National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls is this week
In 2022, nearly 1 in 5 workplace deaths happened in construction, with 38% of those due to falls
Thousands of construction workers ‘falsely’ certified by safety school
DA’s office alleges a company gave safety certificates without training, leading to the death of one worker
Hard hats vs. safety helmets: Which is best?
PPE specialist Chris Tidy weighs up the pros and cons of hard hats relative to construction safety helmets.
US contractor fined US$1m for ‘ongoing disregard for safety laws’
New Jersey firm cited for failure to provide fall protection
‘Lego’ project wins innovation awards for first US build
Company’s modular build in Florida wins two global awards
US construction company fined after heat illness kills worker
An Alabama, US, contractor was cited for the heat illness death that claimed a 33-year-old worker.
Genie to launch VR training
Shown exclusively to ALH in early January, the tech-forward training will be used in conjunction with
OSHA switches from traditional hard hats to safety helmets
The US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is replacing the traditional hard hats used by its employees with safety helmets.
Fall protection webinar series starts Oct. 30
Following the updated ANSI/ASSP Z359.11 standard, SAIA to host four-part fall protection webinar series 
OSHA, Noble Texas Builders promote worker safety at collegiate academy
Program to address falls, electrical hazards, health issues
Scaffolding: Is it a plank? Or a platform?
Is a scaffold without a platform a scaffold? Is a scaffold without planks still a scaffold? Industry veteran David Glabe weighs in
OSHA’s plan to reduce warehouse hazards
Program will focus on safety inspections to identify hazards within warehouses, distribution centers, local delivery
OSHA proposes rule to clarify PPE standard
OSHA looking to revise the personal protective equipment standard in construction 
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