Off-duty officer may have prevented more injuries during Miami Beach demolition

The quick thinking of an off-duty police officer may have prevented more injuries from occurring during the flawed demolition last week of a 13-story condominium building in Miami Beach that caused chunks of concrete to fly onto a nearby street. Shortly before the building collapsed, the officer reportedly noticed something on the construction site that […]

Explosion at Virginia fabrication plant injures three

Three workers were injured Wednesday in an explosion at an industrial fabrication plant in Woolwine, Virginia. The three injured employees were all alert as they were taken for medical care. Roanoke Times

Massachusetts House OK’s bill to force contractors to list their safety violations

Nearly two years after two workers drowned in a flooded trench at a Boston construction site, state lawmakers are moving forward with a bill that would require any company offering goods or services worth more than $50,000 to state or local governments to disclose if it had received a citation, notice, decision, or civil judgment […]

Delaware employer cited after machine severs employee’s fingers

Fed-OSHA has fined a Wilmington, Delaware company more than $146,000 after an employee lost three fingers in while working a punch press in December 2017. Cited violations include inadequate machine guarding and failing to use lockout/tagout procedures. Delaware Business Now

More details released on Cincinnati NIOSH project

A final environmental impact statement for the proposed $110 million National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health campus recommends its location in Cincinnati’s Uptown area, a key step in building the consolidated facility, and offers more details on the project. Cincinnati Business Courier