The Chapter Safety Committee met on Wednesday, August 16th. Attending members were presented with new information on the prevention of heat-related injury and illness, as well as discussions about industry… Read more »
The Chapter Safety Director, Jerry Rivera (MEng) has contributed to an article published in the latest issue of the Professional Safety Journal, the journal of the American Society of Safety… Read more »
On February 22, 2022, Mr. Travis Parsons gave the NECA Safety Committee an update on the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board activity. The .pdf he presented during the meeting… Read more »
On Monday, July 12, 2021, the Chapter hosted a webinar with attorney Adele Abrams, who updated members on recent Covid-19 regulatory activities. For members who were not able to attend… Read more »
The Commonwealth of Virginia, within the jurisdiction of VOSH, has adopted a Permanent Infectious Disease Prevention standard with an effective date of January 27, 2021. This standard supersedes the Emergency… Read more »
The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has released updated guidance regarding Covid-19 being a recordable incident on jobsites. Members can access the summary here.
Click Here for the Full PDF Version The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly required business owners to be resourceful. With shortages in N95 masks, dust masks and hand sanitizer, many contractors… Read more »
As provided under the legislation, the U.S. Department of Labor will be issuing implementing regulations. Additionally, as warranted, the Department will continue to provide compliance assistance to employers and employees… Read more »
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law on March 18, 2020, and will go into effect on April 1, 2020. Read More Here.
Steps Construction Employers and Workers Should Take in Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) While the spread of COVID-19 is having a major impact on the economy and the lives of people… Read more »