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October 18,2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's inclusion of commercial buildings in a residential lead paint rule is being delayed until 2015.

October 11,2012

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is launching an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) pilot program for complaints filed...

October 03,2012

A bill to extend the expired residential energy efficiency tax credit for installing qualified furnaces, boilers, central air conditioners, and...

October 03,2012

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enhanced its variances Web page to improve public understanding of the variance approval...

September 26,2012

A New York masonry contractor is contesting an OccupationalSafety and Health Administration $136,290 fine for violations of fall-protection...

September 26,2012

There were 721 construction-workplace deaths in 2011, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, down 6.8% from 2010.

September 26,2012

The California Air Resources Board made changes to a rule limiting off-road diesel emissions that could result in contractors saving about $9...

September 20,2012

The Associated General Contractors of America will continue to provide fall protection safety training next year after being awarded a federal...

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September 20,2012

The unauthorized construction of a fifth-floor penthouse on a downtown East Lansing, Mich. mixed-use development led to a partial building...

September 14,2012

As more urban mixed-use and residential developments aim to encourage residents to walk and use mass transit, cities are addressing pedestrian...