Safety & Healthfulness

Four Ways Katrina Changed Community Planning for the Better
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Four Ways Katrina Changed Community Planning for the Better

It’s not always possible -- or wise -- to keep building homes and businesses... Read more

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Scorching Summer Prompts Construction Worker Concerns in Houston Scorching Summer Prompts Construction Worker Concerns in Houston

The Houston Business Journal's Paul Takahashi reports on the thousands of local construction workers struggling to deal with the scorching summer that has bedeviled Houston. Read more

Earthquakes Pose Danger to Almost Half of All Americans
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Earthquakes Pose Danger to Almost Half of All Americans

CityLab Bay Area bureau chief John Metcalfe digs into a new U.S. Geological Survey... Read more

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Flood insurance Is a Good Idea in Tampa Bay Area Flood insurance Is a Good Idea in Tampa Bay Area

With a widespread cleanup underway after major flooding, some homeowners are learning the hard way the limits of their insurance coverage. Read more

Is It Safe?
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Is It Safe?

A mid-summer reminder that we don't only need to do the right things in this... Read more

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As Berkeley Begins Balcony Inspections, Records Suggest Problems are Common As Berkeley Begins Balcony Inspections, Records Suggest Problems are Common

A team of reporters from the San Jose Mercury News dives into building inspection records and finds balcony problems are pretty common throughout the region. Read more

9 States with the Most Dangerous Weather
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9 States with the Most Dangerous Weather

Alexander Kent, of 24/7 Wall St. recently looked through National Weather Service... Read more

OSHA: Confined Spaces Can be Deadly
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OSHA: Confined Spaces Can be Deadly

A new rule designed to protect workers from the hazards of enclosed spaces goes... Read more

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Seattle Isn’t the Only Metro Bracing for Another Big Earthquake Seattle Isn’t the Only Metro Bracing for Another Big Earthquake

The Brookings Institution says the potential for a big earthquake hangs over dozens of communities and not just those in the West. Read more

Lessons Learned From the Lumber Liquidators Scandal
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Lessons Learned From the Lumber Liquidators Scandal

WJHG reporter Zak Dahlheimer takes a closer look the recent laminate flooring... Read more

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