Many people think it will be a lot easier to attempt a DIY project on electrical work in their homes by themselves. In many cases, DIY electric projects may seem simple. However, it's worth noting that many of them are much more complex
Association officials are launching the nationwide outreach campaign to try to improve highway work zone safety for workers and motorists alike.
Sixty-seven percent of highway contractors report that motor vehicles had crashed into their construction work zones during the past year, according to
The 2019 AGC/VT committees are meeting regularly and working hard toward improving our industry. The committee meetings have been easier than ever to attend as we have added the ability to join via web conference. We are pleased to report on recent meetings and hope
Alan Ferguson | May 26, 2019
An inspection usually includes an opening conference, walkthrough, employee interviews and a closing conference.
Employer attitude, organization and good housekeeping all can make a positive impression, experts say.
In addition to ensuring safety programs and training are
Amanda Ibey, Writer / Editor
Contractors are dealing with a perfect storm come this peak construction season. Just as they must find ways to improve work zone safety when road closures or temporary traffic control plans are necessary, they also face greater scrutiny from OSHA/VOSHA
Workplace practices affect all of us.
As 19-year-old Sarah Wong and 71-year-old Alan Justad sat in their cars on Mercer Street in Seattle, waiting for traffic to move about 3:30 p.m. on April 27, 2019, a construction crane fell from nearly nine
"Why would I text my boss while I was driving?" asks the driver, who claims he had written the text while pulled over but bad cell service held the text until he was back on the road.
A truck driver was terminated for
Let's face it, professional drivers and company owners are held to a higher standard than many in the construction industry. They're required to maintain a safe vehicle, have a Company Fleet Safety Policy, conduct pre-& post-trip inspections, have knowledge of State and Federal regulations,
We often think of spring cleaning as getting our homes in order. As an employer, have you stopped to think about your workplace as well? Good housekeeping, according to OSHA, protects employees from injuries, keeps the workplace clean and most importantly, results in improved
"The stigma of the gear-jammin, wallet-on-the-chain truck driver is a thing of the past. Today's driver is the ambassador of your company to the motoring public and your customer base. The extinction of the driver has forced the industry to pay more for the driver,