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    Contractors fined for safety violations

    2008-09-23T09:01:00Z

    The Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) in the US has fined three contractors for safety violations related to an accident involving a tower crane in New York City in March 2008

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    New York safety organization formed

    2008-07-15T14:05:00Z

    A new organization has been formed to promote safety on jobsites in New York City. The New York City Construction Industry Safety Council was created early in July and is made up of several large contractors operating in the city and trade organizations that represent the construction inudstry, including the ...

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    Call for new OSHA agency

    2008-07-02T13:19:00Z

    Mark Ayers, president of the building and construction trades department of the AFL-CIO, told Congress last week that recent fatalities as a result of accidents at construction sites across the country underscore the need of a dedicated OSHA agency specifically dedicated to construction, according to a press release from the ...

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    NYC accident investigation continues

    2008-06-03T09:53:00Z

    The city of New York City Department of Buildings in the US is investigating the cause of a tower crane accident that killed two workers on 30 May 2008. According to news reports, the investigation could slow down or halt construction projects with tower cranes in Manhattan until the machines ...

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    Eyes wide open

    2008-05-07T09:39:00Z

    Crane safety and operator certification are a constant concern of SC RA

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    How safe is safe when it comes to crane operation?

    2008-05-07T09:39:00Z

    Safe crane operation is in the national spotlight. All aspects of crane operation, inspection, training and certification are under the microscope. D. Ann Shiffler reports

  • Kerry Hulse, Deep South Crane & Rigging, NCCCO commission chairman
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    New certification program developed by the NCCCO

    2008-04-15T10:08:00Z

    New certification programs are being developed by the NCCCO that has named task forces to work on specifics. ACT reports

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    Legislative initiatives for certification continue

    2008-03-07T15:42:00Z

    Regular readers of ACT magazine may recall that our New Year's Quiz this time last year was: “What do Nevada, Minnesota and Utah have in common?” The answer we were looking for a year ago was that 2007 was the year that each of these states would make crane operator ...

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    West is not all wet, yet

    2008-03-07T15:42:00Z

    As part of its second installment in a year-long overview, ACT calls on industry professionals to assess the business climate out west. John Wyatt reports

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    Washington Gears Up

    2008-03-04T14:47:00Z

    When a tower crane collapsed in downtown Bellevue, WA in November 2006, killing one person and causing millions of dollars in damage and project delays, Washington State's Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) lost no time in developing corrective measures.