Author: Brinna Deavellar

Top 5 Construction Hazards

The spring construction season is in full swing. Thousands of workers who were sidelined by winter weather have headed back to work. Because worker safety is of the highest priority, OSHA keeps a running list of the top construction hazards. 1. Scaffolding Scaffold-related incidents cause an estimated 4,500 injuries and 50 fatalities each year. What supervisors …

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Diesel, Lumber, And Staffing News – April 11, 2018

      National Average Price Per Gallon: $3.043   Geopolitical concerns raised crude prices on Tuesday after President Trump canceled a scheduled trip to South America. The President canceled the trip to meet with military officials to discuss the situation in Syria. Reports that Saudi Arabian officials are seeking $80 per barrel on Brent …

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ELDs And Trucking Rate Hikes

Truck industry analysts are predicting big rate hikes as enforcement of the ELD mandate ramps up. The mandate requiring commercial truck drivers to electronically log their service hours officially went into effect on December 18, 2017. But at that time, roadside enforcement personnel were only permitted to document violations of the rule. “Hard enforcement” will …

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