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The U.S. EPA published its final 2017 Construction General Permit (CGP), which takes effect on February 16, 2017, the same date as the expiration of the 2012 CGP. The 2017 permit includes several new or modified requirements, summarized below, which will impact affected construction projects located in portions of the U.S. where EPA is the permitting authority. These changes may also be reflected in state-level permit programs as they come up for renewal.

Posted: February 3, 2017 | Tags:

Reminder! –It is Now February! Is your OSHA 300A log posted?

Posted: February 1, 2017 |

Protect your family of employees. Reach out to CORE Safety to implement a customized fleet safety program for your company. These policies remind employees: don’t drive with distractions— whether you’re on or off the job.

Posted: January 25, 2017 |

Technology on job sites offers unparalleled assistance to construction workers, but there’s one tool that field staff should always put away: their cell phones

Posted: January 18, 2017 |

While CORE provides training, insurance surveying, and a number of other services to enhance job safety, you can also play a role in your and others’ safety by educating your colleagues about the dangers of distracted driving. Encourage others to put away their phones and other distractions including food, beverages, cigarettes, and radio and prevent possible accidents by maintaining a safe time interval between your car and the car ahead.

Posted: January 11, 2017 |

During the month of January, CORE will be sharing weekly articles featuring advice for improving safe practices at work— and at home. For some, it’s second-nature to grab a cell phone or electronic device when hopping into the car. We hope what we share this month will help our friends think twice before they allow their phones to distract them when behind the wheel.

Posted: January 4, 2017 | Tags:

Take a look at our checklist to help promote fire prevention at your job.

Posted: October 19, 2016 | Tags:

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s newest regulation is raising concerns for large employers nationwide—specifically general contractors.The new rule, which takes effect Jan. 1, 2017, requires employers to electronically submit injury and illness data in addition to their onsite OSHA forms. This data will allow OSHA to create up-to-date reports on companies nationwide with above-average injury rates, which will improve safety for workers. Currently, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports data on injuries by industry and occupation, but has never been company-specific.

Posted: September 13, 2016 | Tags:

The RuleThe Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has recently published the new Silica Final Rule which is now slated to take full effect in September of 2017. The rule will affect all construction employers with scopes of work that create an exposure to silica containing dust.

Posted: August 30, 2016 | Tags:

Hydro Mobile has issued a “Technical Notice” involving bearing bridge application with their equipment. There have been at least two cases where the steel cords on the bottom of the bridge sections in the link plate attachment were damaged beyond repair.

Posted: August 23, 2016 |

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