Monthly Archives: November 2014

MODEL SILICA SPECIFICATIONS FOR MASONRY GRINDING, CUTTING, AND SAWING ISSUED BY THE CENTER FOR CONSTUCTION RESEARCH TRAINING

On behalf of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. posted in OSHA Safety Issues on Nov 18, 2014.

Because of the work of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the CDC, and other construction work groups, many in the construction industry are now aware that prolonged and a high volume exposure to silica based products can cause life threatening diseases. These research and educational efforts have resulted in a better understanding of the threat, lead to better strategies to manage it, and resulted in safety protocols being utilized to protect workers.

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Construction Trivia

On behalf of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. posted in General on Nov 7, 2014.

For many, Disney World is the “happiest place on earth”. Built in the early 1970s, the first theme park to open there was the Magic Kingdom. Two hotels that are still part of the resort – the Contemporary and Polynesian Resort Hotels – were opened at the same time.

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Kaplin Stewart a Proud Sponsor Of Army-Navy Cup III

On behalf of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. posted in General on Nov 7, 2014.

At Kaplin Stewart, we strive to support worthy causes and give back to the community. It’s important to us as a firm because our employees live and work in this area and our firm ethos includes making our community a better place for everyone.

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OSHA To Begin Enforcement of Final Rule On Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution Work

On behalf of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. posted in Uncategorized on Nov 3, 2014.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration revised its safety regulations governing work on electric power grids in July 2014. A final rule was passed imposing new safety standards to more closely track general industry standards. These changes will result in some revisions to both the construction of power grids and the maintenance of those grids by power companies and hired contractors.

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