As the nation continues to honor the life and legacy of President George H.W. Bush, Americans are inspired by his examples of leadership and service. His accomplishments as a Navy pilot, public servant, and inspirational leader demonstrated a commitment to placing others above self. From his first day in office, President Bush advanced citizen service […]
Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Templates: The existing SWPPP template is available here: Construction Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Template (WORD) – Helps construction site operators develop a SWPPP that is compliant with the minimum requirements of EPA’s 2017 Construction General Permit (CGP). New! En español: Plantilla del Plan de Prevención de la Contaminación de Aguas […]
New EPA Construction Stormwater Resources in Spanish EPA’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) construction stormwater program has published new resources in Spanish to help construction site operators with permit compliance. Links to these resources are available below and on EPA’s construction stormwater resources, tools, and templates page.
Florida Roofing Contractors Cited for Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards OSHA cited Elo Restoration, Inc., for exposing workers to fall hazards at two worksites. The roofing contractor faces $116,551 in penalties after OSHA initiated an inspection as part its Regional Emphasis Program on Falls in Construction. For details, read the news release. Elo Restoration was […]
OSHA Announces National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls May 6-10, 2019 Employers and workers are invited to participate in the fourth annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, May 6-10, 2019. The weeklong outreach event encourages employers and workers to pause during the workday to discuss fall hazards and how to prevent them. […]
OSHA Continues to Provide Support in Areas Hardest Hit by Hurricane Michael OSHA continues to provide technical assistance and outreach in areas impacted by Hurricane Michael. To date, OSHA has reached more than 2,400 workers, and helped remove more than 600 workers from serious hazards through on-site interventions. Normal enforcement operations have returned throughout most […]
The APWA Transportation Committee’s Connected Vehicles Subcommittee is tasked with providing guidance for our membership regarding upcoming changes in workflows due to autonomous and connected vehicles. The Autonomous Vehicle/Connected Vehicle (AV/CV) industry is new and radically changing every day, resulting in limited data to update those within the industry on the topic. This survey seeks […]
Workplace Violence: Active Shooter Preparedness Workshop This FREE initiative will be hosted by USF SafetyFlorida in partnership with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and The USF OTI Education Center to bring awareness to Active Shooting incidents that are occurring almost on a daily basis. Please share this information with customers, and all whom you […]