OSHA intends to propose an extension of the November 10, 2017 compliance date for crane operator certification. A new date has not yet been provided by OSHA. CCI will keep you updated as new information becomes available. Be sure to sign up for our emails on the right to be the first to know. [...]Read more OSHA Extends Crane Operator Certification Deadline
The compliance date for the new Construction Silica Standard has been postponed to September 23, 2017. It was originally slated to begin this month on June 23rd. OSHA is pushing the date back to work on providing additional guidance to employers. For more information on the new standard and [...]Read more Date Changes to OSHA’s Silica Standard for Construction
May 8th-12th was OSHA’s 2017 National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction. Compliance Consultants reached out to our valued clients and scheduled 12 different safety stand-downs at various construction sites throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. OSHA began the National Safety [...]Read more CCI Conducts Safety Stand-Downs for Over 300 People!
Why should you provide training for your employees? Training is an important component to any safety program. A proper training program allows your employees to work safely knowing the risks and hazards that are present at the jobsite and how they should deal with them. In addition, regular [...]Read more Now’s the Time for Safety Training!
Excavation and trench work is some of the most dangerous work in the construction industry. The hazards are many: falls, falling objects, hazardous atmospheres, and trench collapse to name a few. Here are some basic protective measures to keep you and others safe when working in and around [...]Read more Excavation and Trench Safety
The amount of safety-related items needed at a construction site before work begins can be overwhelming. We’ve put together a list of some of the most common documentation, programs, paperwork and materials that are necessary in order to comply with federal, state, and local requirements. These [...]Read more Construction Start-Up Safety Checklist
OSHA’s new Residential Construction Fall Protection directive, which became effective on June 16, 2011, will not be fully enforced until September 16, 2011. OSHA hopes this three month phase-in period will give residential construction companies the time they need to get in compliance. However, [...]Read more 3 Month Phase-In Period for Residential Construction Fall Protection Rule
Accidents involving electricity are common on construction jobsites. What can you do to prevent electrical injuries? There are two options: using ground-fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) or an assured equipment-grounding conductor program (AEGCP). So, what is the difference between the two? A [...]Read more Electrical Safety: AEGCP vs. GFCI
According to OSHA, when working with cranes, the four main causes of worker death and injury are electrocution, crushed by parts of the equipment, struck-by the equipment/load, and falls. The requirements of the new standard are expected to prevent 22 fatalities and 175 non-fatal injuries each [...]Read more How to Comply with the New OSHA Crane Standard