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From the category archives: December 1, 2014

December 1, 2014

Free Contractor Webinars


ABC is sponsoring a series of  FREE webinars to help contractors develop, sustain and improve their businesses and remain competitive.   These webinars include critical information, concepts and practices for operating successful construction businesses. 
Selecting LEED Savvy Sub-Contractors Can Make LEED More Manageable
Thursday, December 4, 2014
1:00 (CT)
To register click here

“What do you mean no more Percentage-Of-Completion”: Upcoming Changes to Contractors’ Financial Statements
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
12:00 Noon (CT)
To register click here

For a complete list of webinars scheduled for the rest of the year click here.

All webinars are archived and accessible after the original live streaming date.
Click here  for Archived Webinars.

OSHA's Revised Recordkeeping Rules by Beau Briggs

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s revised recordkeeping rule includes two key changes: First, the rule updates the list of industries that are exempt from the requirement to routinely keep OSHA injury and illness records, due to relatively low occupational injury and illness rates. The previous list of industries was based on the old Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system and injury and illness data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) from 1996, 1997, and 1998. The new list of industries that are exempt from routinely keeping OSHA injury and illness records is based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) and injury and illness data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) from 2007, 2008, and 2009. Note: The new rule retains the exemption for any employer with ten or fewer employees, regardless of their industry classification, from the requ ... Read the rest of entry »

OSHA UPDATE by Bill Harding

    On October 7, a Florida roofing company was cited by OSHA for alleged violations of fall protection standards at three job sites. The citation proposed fines of $339,900.00 according to an announcement by OSHA. The contractor announced on October 9 that it plans to cease operations because of the "increasingly strict regulatory scrutiny" from OSHA. The citations involved personal safety equipment such as fall protection systems and eye protection. The contractor stated in his announcement that he has attempted to follow OSHA's safety regulations, but he hasn't been able to force his employees across 4 or 5 work crews to use the harnesses and other safety equipment which the company has provided. The contractor stated that the only solution would be "to have some kind of policeman, a person from my company, on-site 24/7 to supervise the sites, which is impossible." The contracto ... Read the rest of entry »

E-News: December 1, 2014 Issue

Toys for Tots - December Networking Luncheons (12/1/2014)

OSHA UPDATE by Bill Harding (12/1/2014)

OSHA's Revised Recordkeeping Rule by Beau Briggs (12/1/2014)

Free Contractor Webinars (12/1/2014) Read the rest of entry »

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