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The Canadian government is contemplating extending mandatory workplace safety and insurance coverage to most people who work in construction, Canada's Minister of Labor Steve Peters announced March 28.
OSHA says Spanish-speaking workers in the construction industry will benefit from information featured in the updated version of the eTool de Construccin La Prevencin De Fatalidades, which recently was posted to the agency's Web site.
A Grand Prairie, Texas-based construction company's alleged failure to protect employees from cave-in and other safety hazards at a Wylie, Texas, construction site has resulted in $117,500 in proposed OSHA penalties.
Stakeholders have until Jan. 30 to submit comments to OSHA on a direct final rule to reinstate the original roll-over protective structures (ROPS) standards for the construction and agriculture industries.