Just Simply Manufacturing

Scots gathered in smaller and larger groups from Glasgow and Aberdeen to Invernessand Kircaldy to Orkney, to commemorate all those killed around the world in the pursuit of greater profits for the owners of industry. According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), 144 workers were killed at work in 2015-16. Workers safety reached its peak in 2013but since then has steadily declined. In 2014 the Trade Unions Congress (TUC) warned that cuts planned to the HSE and the abolishment of some health and safety regulations would lead to an increase in workplace deaths. Grahame Smith, STUC general

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Tirfor Prospects

But with 10-15 hands the trail building moves forward quickly," said Freethey. "The International Mountain Bicycling Association (locally the newly formed Moab Mt. Bike Association) was active this summer OSHA lifting equipment safety involving local bikers in work party weekends building new trails in the LaSal Mts. working with the Forest Service. They had a great turn out of 25- 30 people for those weekend builds." Freethey lists some of the major the new mountain bike trails created in 2013-2014 in and around Moab: Dead Horse Point West Side Trails: Crossroads, Whiptail, Prickly Pair, Twisted

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The Rudiments Of Hse Regulations

A willful violation is one where L&I finds evidence of plain indifference or an intentional disregard to a hazard or rule. A serious violation is one where there is a substantial probability that worker death or serious physical harm could result from a hazardous condition. Two workers suffered severe burns and seven more were endangered on Sept. 12 at the construction site at 42nd Avenue Southwest and Southwest Oregon Street in West Seattle, according to news reports and the L&I release. Most Read Stories Unlimited Digital Access. $1 for 4 weeks. A second contractor, Shaffer Crane & Equipment

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Everything About Lifting Equipment Hire

Incorporation of safety features, ease of handling, and manoeuvrability are some of the features driving the growth in the AWPmarket. Large-scale construction projects, increasing installation and maintenance activities of street lights, power cables and transformers, up-gradation of fire-fighting stations and relatedinfrastructure, and increasing organization of festivals, concerts and corporate events are driving the need for AWPs across geographies. These platforms can be controlled using various methods such as vertical, lateral, rotational, and ground movement. Movement of these platforms

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Never Thought Of Tirfor?

Riyad Hasan When unions cant compete, they turn to city pols to get an edge, and that seems to be whats driving a City Council bill adding a new mandate for construction workers. In the name of boosting safety, the bill would force workers to finish an apprenticeship program before working on buildings over nine stories tall. Yet unions run most of those programs so the bill would cost some non-union workers their jobs, and generally steer more work to union shops. Good for the non-union merit shop firms for fighting back. As The Posts Carl Campanile reported last week , the Associated Builders

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