Updated: Aug 31
Newsletter – Week of 5/27
Keywords: Safety Technology, Construction Safety, OSHA, Construction Tech, Construction Workers’ Safety
OSHA: Safety Citations and Enforcement
On May 14th, 2019 OSHA published a final rule and clarification on certification requirements for crane operators. New rule states that employers are now required to train operators as needed to perform assigned crane activities, evaluate them, and document successful completion of the evaluations. The rule requires crane operator’s to be certified or licensed, and receive ongoing training as necessary to operate new equipment.
Source: American Cranes and Transport
LATEST IN SKILLSIGNAL TECHNOLOGIES
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Dust Extraction System Market Set to Deliver Major Revenue
A recent Fact.MR report foretells the dust extraction system market to record an impressive value CAGR of 6.0% over the forecast period (2018-2028). Over 5,800 thousand units of dust extraction systems are envisaged to be sold globally by 2028-end. With the surge in awareness on clean working environment, which aids workers’ efficiency and therefore an industry’s productivity, dust extraction systems have witnessed increased demand in recent years.
Source: Market Reporter