The Building Tradesman Newspaper

Will OSHA get back on track?

OSHA, under the Bush Administration, has been sharply criticized by the labor movement and non-profit organizations such as Public Citizen for its failure to promulgate and enforce safety and health standards, particularly with regard to the construction industry. ..

Michigan construction outlook, 2007 Generally, the trend is up in Michigan

Rocked and rolled by the fortunes of the low-riding automotive industry, the story of Michigan's woeful economic tale has been well-told in recent months. ..

24 Michigan Hardhats die on-the-job in 2006

There were 24 construction worker fatalities in Michigan in 2006 - an increase of one-third over the 16 Hardhats who died on the job in 2005. ..

Port Huron tunnel workers won't be forgotten

HURON - Michigan's worst construction accident took place at 3:11 p.m. Dec. 11, 1971, when 22 men were killed and nine injured in an explosion inside a Lake Huron water intake tunnel owned by the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department. ..

Trades focus on auto show

DETROIT - Hundreds of construction workers re-made Cobo Center into the North American International Auto Show, which wraps up Sunday, Jan. 21 ..

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