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Where Did All The Skilled Labor Go?

September 19th, 2017

Chris Larmore

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A recently released survey by the Associated General Contractors of America revealed that nearly 80 percent of construction businesses are having a hard time finding qualified skilled labor. Beginning first in small isolated pockets when home construction bottomed out in 2011, the labor shortage is now in full bloom, with repercussions being felt throughout the […]

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What trends are impacting construction insurance?

August 25th, 2017

Chris Larmore

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The US construction industry experienced an optimistic 2016 with modest, steady growth across all sectors. Despite seasonal swings and uncertainty in the potential impact of regulatory and legislative changes, US construction continues its gradual progress forward according to JLL’s Q4 2016 US Construction Outlook report. Economists predict that the construction industry will grow approximately 5% […]

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Manufacturing’s Share of Workers’ Comp Premium Is High Relative to Exposure, NCCI Says

August 25th, 2017

Chris Larmore

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In 2016 in the United States, the manufacturing sector produced nearly 72 percent more goods than in 1990, but manufacturers achieved that milestone with only about 70 percent of the workers that were on factory floors two and a half decades ago, a recent report shows. The statistic is important to the workers’ compensation insurance […]

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What is cyber insurance and why you need it

August 25th, 2017

Chris Larmore

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Technology, social media and transactions over the Internet play key roles in how most organizations conduct business and reach out to prospective customers today. Those vehicles also serve as gateways to cyberattacks. Whether launched by run-of-the-mill hackers, criminals, insiders or even nation states, cyberattacks are likely to occur and can cause moderate to severe losses […]

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OSHA Investigation Finds Psychiatric Hospital Workers Remain Exposed to Serious Workplace Hazards

August 25th, 2017

Chris Larmore

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BOSTON, MA – A Massachusetts behavioral health facility faces $207,690 in proposed penalties from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for violations found while conducting a follow-up inspection. On June 29, 2017, OSHA issued UHS of Westwood Pembroke, Inc. – doing business as Lowell Treatment Center – a notification for […]

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North Florida Roofing Company Cited Again for Workplace Safety Hazards

August 25th, 2017

Chris Larmore

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OSHA Has Investigated Great White Construction a Dozen Times Since 2012 ST. AUGUSTINE, FL – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has again cited a North Florida roofing contractor for failing to protect its workers from the risks of dangerous falls and other hazards at two St. Augustine work sites. […]

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OSHA to Hold Second Public Meeting to Solicit Suggestions for Growing, Strengthening Voluntary Protection Programs

August 25th, 2017

Chris Larmore

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WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will hold the second of two meetings Aug. 28, 2017, in New Orleans, LA, to continue the discussion on the future direction of the agency’s Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP). The discussion will include a review of the July 17, 2017, meeting […]

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OSHA Cites New York Paperboard Mill for 61 Safety, Health Hazards

August 25th, 2017

Chris Larmore

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NEW YORK, NY – A New York paperboard mill faces $357,445 in proposed penalties for exposing workers to 61 safety and health hazards. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in Syracuse opened an inspection of Carthage Specialty Paperboard Inc., on Dec. 27, 2016, in response to a complaint alleging unsafe […]

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NAHB and House Panel Reach Agreement on Flood Insurance Bill

August 25th, 2017

Chris Larmore

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The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) today reached an agreement with leaders of the House Financial Services Committee to craft a viable, long-term flood insurance reauthorization bill that will keep the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) fiscally sound and enable home builders to provide safe and affordable housing to consumers. “NAHB commends House Financial […]

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GE’s Locomotive Plant Planning to Cut 575 Jobs

July 27th, 2017

Chris Larmore

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General Electric Co. plans to end most locomotive manufacturing at a century-old Pennsylvania factory as the company looks to cut costs amid a sharp downturn in the domestic rail market. As many as 575 jobs would be eliminated from the Erie plant through 2018 as GE shifts production for international customers to a facility in […]

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