Cal/OSHA has expanded and enhanced OSHA standards for the construction industry with two new programs for injury and illness prevention and heat illness prevention.
Trenching and excavation are widely recognized as among the most hazardous construction operations, resulting in an average of two deaths per month and hundreds of injuries each year due to trench collapses. OSHA has developed specific safety standards for the construction industry, making the requirements easier to understand.
Scaffolds are an essential element at many worksites. An estimated [...]