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    A partnership between Prevent Blindness America and the Uvex brand empowers workers to promote eye safety.

  • JLC Report

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  • JLC Report

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  • JLC Report

    OSHA moves to limit alternative fall protection; Senate votes to repeal much-criticized tax provision; Californians snap up smog-eating tile roofs; more

  • Lead-Safe Remodeling

    Lead-safe remodeling update; new energy code approved for 2012; error-minimizing tape measure coming soon

  • Creating an OSHA-Compliant Safety Program for a Homebuilding Construction Site

    After a visit from OSHA, a design-build contractor learns how to do things by the book and profit from it.

  • Rotproof Brackets

    What to do when wooden brackets have seen better days.

  • JLC Report

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    SafeTec Platforms makes lightweight aluminum work platforms with integral ladders in a unique scissor-leg design.