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PA DOT LEADS THE WAY IN BRIDGE REPLACEMENTS

Nearly 10% of the country’s bridges (58,495 out of 609,539) were considered structurally deficient last year and in need of repairs, according to the American Road and Transportation Builders Association. Pa.’s bridges according to the ARTBA [...]

Worker Dies During Demolition. Co-Worker Describes the Scene

A contractor has died after an accident at a demolition project owned by BASF. According to local media, the worker was fatally injured after a tank fell on him. The contractor was working for Remedial Service [...]

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DEMOLITION FORUM UPGRADES AND NEW FEATURES COMING SOON!

Over the next several months we will be upgrading and adding new valued features to Demolition Forum with the goal of making DF the go-to venue for the industry. In the interim excuse some of the [...]

EPA Funds Activities Protecting Against Asbestos in School Buildings

EPA Funds New England State Activities Protecting Against Asbestos in School Buildings 11/06/2017 Contact Information: Emily Bender (bender.emily@epa.gov) 617-918-1037 BOSTON – New England states received a total of $631,000 from the US Environmental Protection Agency this [...]

EPA Enforcement Actions Help Protect Vulnerable Communities Across the Country from Lead-Based Paint Health Hazards

EPA Enforcement Actions Help Protect Vulnerable Communities Across the Country from Lead-Based Paint Health Hazards WASHINGTON (October 27, 2017) – As part of Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced 127 [...]

National Demolition Association Meets with the Dept of Labor

The National Demolition Association (NDA) visited the Department of Labor on Wednesday, June 28, to meet with Dean McKenzie, Director of Construction at Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Washington, DC (July 7, 2017) – The [...]

Don’t Rebuild The Florida Keys?

Hurricane Irma devastated large portions of the Florida Keys—the 100-mile ribbon of low lying narrow islands connected by bridges to south Florida. The Keys, dense with tourist resorts and beachfront properties, took the full punch of [...]

HAZMAT INFO AND BIDS COMING SOON asbestos/lead/mold etc

We will be publishing news, information and open bids for HAZMAT services in the near future!

Public, Private Partnership Promotes Safety During LaGuardia Airport Redevelopment Project

NEW YORK, NY – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Skanska Walsh Joint Venture have entered into a strategic partnership to enhance workplace safety and health for approximately 1,600 employees [...]

Cranes and Derricks Operators Certification get Another Extension

  Summary Under OSHA’s standard for cranes and derricks used in construction work, crane operators are to be certified by November 10, 2017. Until that date, employers also have duties under the standard to ensure that [...]

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