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While many of the requirements of EM 385 closely parallel OSHA's requirements, there are some notable differences, including requirements for a written site-specific accident prevention plan and the development of activity hazard analyses.
Despite years of experience in excavating for pipelines near overhead power lines, Dallas-based H.C. Price Co. failed to follow federal safety guidelines for protecting workers, according to citations issued by OSHA. Proposed penalties total $150...
Not sure whether to follow OSHA or National Electrical Code requirements for electrical safety at your construction site? Here is guidance to help you understand the differences in four controversial areas.
New standards being proposed by OSHA for road signs, signals and barricades have the potential to improve worker safety in traffic zones, says the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). But the group has some reservations.
A roadway maintenance firm in Virginia, a road and bridge contractor in North Carolina and the New Jersey Department of Transportation offer three perspectives on comprehensive safety programs that protect motorists and workers.
Road construction workers face life-threatening hazards from inside and outside the "hot zone." To help reduce fatalities, companies should take steps to guard their employees from moving equipment and traffic.