Safety & Healthfulness

Maryland Comptroller Decries Schools Without AC
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Maryland Comptroller Decries Schools Without AC

The lack of air conditioning in public schools in Baltimore city and Baltimore... Read more

Small Construction Firms Lag on Safety
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Small Construction Firms Lag on Safety

Small contractors trail larger ones on most indicators according to a report from... Read more

Bill Walsh: Antimicrobial Building Materials Should Be Avoided
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Bill Walsh: Antimicrobial Building Materials Should Be Avoided

The noted healthy building advocate applauds the FDA's recent decision banning... Read more

OSHA Accuses D.R. Horton of Violations
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OSHA Accuses D.R. Horton of Violations

Says builder did not provide adequate protection from the dangers of falling. Read more

These Hardware Stores Are Adding "Orca-Friendly" Labels To Products
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These Hardware Stores Are Adding "Orca-Friendly" Labels To Products

Protecting watersheds for orcas could also help all wildlife. Read more

Many Louisiana Victims Have No Flood Insurance
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Many Louisiana Victims Have No Flood Insurance

FEMA will provide up to $33,000 for some of the hardest-hit residents. Read more

Should Radios be Banned on the Jobsite?
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Should Radios be Banned on the Jobsite?

A Remodeling survey weighed the pros and cons of playing music while working. Read more

Two Dead, Several Missing After Gas Explosion in D.C. Suburb
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Two Dead, Several Missing After Gas Explosion in D.C. Suburb

Dozens injured, including people jumping from apartment building windows. Read more

Los Angeles Jury Awards $16.3 Million In Construction Death
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Los Angeles Jury Awards $16.3 Million In Construction Death

A Los Angeles jury has awarded $16.3 million to the family of a construction... Read more

Why Are So Many Construction Workers Contemplating Suicide?
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Why Are So Many Construction Workers Contemplating Suicide?

A new report from the CDC places laborers in construction among those most at risk... Read more

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