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February 2020

Why You Were Inspected but Your Competitor Wasn’t: Why are some contractors inspected over and over while others are never targeted? The question baffles contractors and raises doubts about the fairness of OSHA’s enforcement system. “It’s complicated,” says Scott Schneider, LHSFNA Occupational Safety and Health Division Director.

December 20, 2019 In December 2018 new ANSI aerial and scissor lift standards were released. These new best-practice standards were set to take effect on December 10th of 2019. At the 2019 ASC A92 Aerial Work Platforms Annual Meeting in October 2019 the A92 Main Committee

by: Mark Gates     The new ANSI standards released in December 2018 affect all owners, operators and supervisors of aerial lifts including: booms, scissor lifts and under-bridge inspection machines. The new standards are designed to enhance safety and shift North American equipment standards closer to international standards -

Editor’s Note: We thought we’d give you a look inside the AGC/VT walls from a unique AGC/VT’s four-legged greeter, guardian, and ever-faithful champion of contractors: Rosie. Here’s what a typical day at the AGC/VT offices look like for Rosie.   It doesn’t matter if it’s summer or

[caption id="attachment_4987" align="alignright" width="300"] AGC/VT Crew Attending House Floor Session[/caption] We had a very exciting Building Bridges this year. Almost 50 AGC/VT members descended on the state house on Thursday, January 16th. It was clear that by the end of the day we made a huge