Egbert Excavating Inc., Green Lake, reached an informal settlement with OSHA on April 16 to reduce a $1,500 specific-excavation-requirements citation to $750 and a $1,500 requirements-for-excavation-protective-systems citation to $750. The company was issued the citations April 2 during an excavation ...Read More »
Paul Snyder firstname.lastname@example.org State lawmakers who want to expand training for displaced workers are running into critics arguing that new jobs are the only true solution for the construction industry. “Saying you’re creating more training is a political answer,” said ...Read More »
Sean Ryan email@example.com People who train workers in the construction trades worry their program graduates will suffer if development does not recuperate before stimulus money runs out. The city of Milwaukee is getting money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment ...Read More »
Sean Ryan firstname.lastname@example.org Wisconsin roofing contractors are bristling over the potential costs of retraining their workers to meet state asbestos requirements without proof the requirements will improve safety. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services distributed a memo that interprets the ...
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Paul Snyder email@example.com Office workers in construction firms are learning business expertise is not enough in a lean market overcrowded with companies desperate for a shot at any job that can keep them alive. “The clients we work with are ...Read More »
Sean Ryan firstname.lastname@example.org An Occupational Safety and Health Administration promise to intensify enforcement on stimulus construction projects is drawing mixed reactions from contractors. Robert Gonzalez, a board member of the National Association of Minority Contractors and former president of the ...Read More »