Last week, STC conducted a comprehensive safety fair for Drywall Interiors in Irving, TX. Over 200 employees attended the day-long event in which workers were trained on fall protection, scaffolding, silica, and waterproofing safety. Additionally, different vendors were on-site to showcase their equipment and the proper use and safety measures to be considered while executing
Crystalline Silica Standards Set In an effort to decrease the chances of lung cancer, kidney disease, or other potential ailments, OSHA has issued the final rule for crystalline silica exposure in the workplace. Key provisions to the rule will be enforced beginning on September 23, 2017 for the construction industry. STC is prepared when it
The overarching purpose of a safety job briefing is to identify, evaluate, and control hazardous situations. While many workers would view these discussions as boring and/or a waste of time, the safety briefing has potential to be the most interactive, enlightening, and intriguing part of the work day if properly planned and executed with meaning.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a final rule to help alleviate chronic beryllium disease and lung cancer in American workers by reducing their exposure to beryllium and putting controls in place to limit and monitor employee risks. While the final rule was originally schedule to take effect on March 21st, OSHA