Monthly Archives: January 2018


Study To Explore Improvements in Construction Safety

A recent SmartMarket Report published by Dodge Data and Analytics details the impact of two trends for improving construction safety—technology used on jobsites and the practice of Prevention through Design (PtD). Conducted in partnership with the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) and United Rentals, the report is the third in a series of studies exploring Read the full article…


NFPA to Fast-Track New Standard for Unified Response

A rise in active shooter incidents and the escalating impact of hostile events has prompted the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to process NFPA 3000, Standard for Preparedness and Response to Active Shooter and/or Hostile Events as a provisional standard, which means it would be available for use as early as April, 2018. As part of the standards Read the full article…


OSHA Penalty Amounts Increased

WASH, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Federal Register notice announcing an increase in the maximum penalty amounts for violations of federal Occupational Safety and Health standards and regulations. Under the new penalty structure, the maximum penalty allowed for “serious” and “other-than-serious” violations is $12,934. In addition, the maximum penalty allowed Read the full article…


NFPA Authorizes Provisional Standard for Active Shooter Events

A rise in active shooter incidents and the escalating impact of hostile events has prompted the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to process NFPA 3000, Standard for Preparedness and Response to Active Shooter and/or Hostile Events as a provisional standard, which means it would be available for use as early as April 2018. This marks only the second Read the full article…