workplace safety

Cover Rural Builder Sept. 2012

OSHA 101 for rural builders

– By Sharon Thatcher, Rural Builder – A few things to know about the regulatory agency that monitors workplace safety. Even companies with the best safety practices ‘fear’ a visit from OSHA. With thousands of pages of regulations developed for the protection of workers, the concerns are justifiable. Yet, knowledge is power and knowing...

MBMA announces Manufacturer Safety Award Winners

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association annually recognizes metal building systems manufacturers which show exceptional commitment to assuring workplace safety. Safety Awards were presented at the MBMA Spring Meeting held May 6-8 on Kiawah Island, South Carolina. “A total of 46 plant facilities participated in MBMA’s Quarterly OSHA Injury Statistics Program,” states Charles Praeger, Assistant...