City Issues Record Number of Stop-Work Orders at Construction Sites

The Real Deal reported that, in response to the number of construction-related fatalities in the past year, the New York City Department of Buildings has given out 4,580 stop-work orders in the first half of this year. This is the highest number of stop-work orders issued by the agency.

According to a Politico article, the […]

OSHA Hits Construction Company with 11 Safety Violations at WV Worksite

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently cited a construction firm for eleven separate workplace safety violations that occurred at a worksite in Fairmont, West Virginia and possibly faces more than $146,000 in penalties.

WorkCompCentral reported that M&M Construction LLC, d/b/a Michael Jones Contracting, was given two “willful” violations by OSHA for not requiring […]

New York Times Article Exposes Lapsed Safety on Construction Sites and the Accidents that Arise from It

Recently, The New York Times published an expose shedding light on the rising number of injuries and fatalities in the construction industry over the last two years. The investigation uncovered that although construction has risen by 11% in the last fiscal year, the rate of accidents has increased by a disproportionate 52%.

The Times called […]

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