Have You Ever Thought Of Road Safety?


25 webinar . Hosted by OSHA, NIOSH, and CPWR – The Center for Construction Research and Training, the event focused on helping construction employers and workers identify exposure risks and determine appropriate control measures. Ketcham detailed how updated COVID-19 guidance issued by OSHA on Jan. 29 affects construction employers and workers. He also noted that safety professionals still need to contend with other hazards during the pandemic. “Controlling this disease process with coronavirus and mitigating other hazards really takes all of us working together,” he said. “We all know that in the construction industry we have multiple trades working on a construction site for different companies. Coordination of efforts to make sure that we’re looking out for one another and protecting one another is important.” Ketcham added that OSHA will use the multi-employer work policy to assess how contractors are following the guidance on construction sites. Amanda Edens, deputy assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety and health at OSHA, acknowledged that new and updated guidance can lead to confusion among federal agencies and employers. “It’s challenging for OSHA and CDC to give guidance because science changes,” she said. “And it’s challenging for employers too because they’re trying to keep up with what we’re learning as we go.” Edens said worker safety issues such as trenching and cranes have remained a priority throughout the pandemic, and topped by those related to COVID-19. “The bread-and-butter work of the agency continues,” she said. “We still have a lot of construction work to get done, even if COVID wasn’t around. But it is, so we have to do that work and do it in a COVID environment.” Timothy Irving, deputy director of OSHA’s Directorate of Construction, encouraged employers to consider the mental health needs of workers as he discussed nontraditional hazards. “OSHA might not be the first federal agency you think of when you hear about nontraditional workplace conditions – PTSD, drug use, suicide and other mental health issues,” he said. “But our mission is to prevent work-related injuries, illnesses and deaths.” OSHA’s suicide prevention webpage  provides multiple resources to assist workers who might be in crisis.


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You can unsubscribe at any time. Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Invalid EmailSomething went wrong, please try again later. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has denied recommending the demolition go to this site of a historic Kinross house. Building contractors Kirklands Development Company Ltd, this week claimed that they demolished a former manse (later Kirklands Garage) - thought to be 200 years old - under the instruction of HSE. However HSE has denied this and found several breaches of health and safety law at the site. In HSE paperwork made available under a Freedom of Information request, it has been discovered HSE conducted an unannounced inspection and identified several contraventions of health and safety law. The report reveals demolition work had begun before all the petrol tanks had been decommissioned. It also states “venting pipes had been cut to ground level which would result in any potential petrol vapours being released at ground level. The report states there was no LOLER certificate for the man basket used to demolish the archway to the front of the site. And HSE was also concerned that there was no demolition plan or manual handling risk assessment on site for contractors to follow and adhere to. The document was passed to the PA by the Kinross-shire Civic Trust. A spokesperson for the trust said: “Kinross-shire Civic Trust is appalled at the unauthorised demolition of this sandstone building. “The trust has uncovered major inconsistencies in the information and version of events provided by the developer which do not accord with the facts the trust has access to. From the facts available, there appears to be clear evidence that there has been an alarming disregard for due process and safety requirements in relation to the works undertaken by the developer and their contractors. “It is the trust’s understanding that unauthorised demolition in a conservation area can constitute a criminal offence.”  Kirklands Development Company Ltd was given permission by PKC to partially demolish the historic building in the town’s conservation area, but on the condition that it retained two of its walls. However, last month, developers submitted plans for complete demolition because “full collapse was inevitable.” The developers, who had plans approved in November for the erection of two houses and four flats on the site, said that the complete demolition on June 4 by a digger was needed following the intervention of the Health and Safety Executive. A spokesperson for HSE has since revealed:  “HSE was not responsible for recommending the demolition of the building. The decision whether to demolish was the contractors to make, and the relevant permissions were the responsibility of the local authority.” Perth and Kinross Council (PKC) stepped in with a temporary stop notice for the High Street development, but only three days after the building had already been demolished. Kinross-shire councillor Callum Purves has called on the council to make rebuilding the façade of the former manse at the Kirklands Garage site a condition of any future planning permission. A spokesperson for PKC said:  “We can confirm that demolition work commenced at the site prior to determination of an application for conservation area consent, therefore the demolition was unauthorised. “We can confirm that PKC has taken enforcement action by serving a Temporary Stop Notice on the site to prevent further unauthorised work and to ensure original materials are retained on site for possible re-use.