Category Archives: News

Proposed Silica Rule Hugely Expensive to Industry

The following articles were reprinted courtesy of Construction News Proposed Silica Rule Hugely Expensive to Industry Marc Ramsey, Director of Communications American Subcontractors Association Alexandria, VA After nearly a year of review and study, on Aug. 18, the Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC) filed its final post-hearing brief on the U.S. OSHA’s Proposed Rule on…
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Contractors Beware: Special Requirements for Liens on Residential Homesteads

The following articles were reprinted courtesy of Construction News Contractors Beware: Special Requirements for Liens on Residential Homesteads Courtney Willis, President Willis Law, PLLC Addison, TX Texas lien laws provide contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers indispensable tools for getting paid for their work and materials. Lien requirements differ on commercial and residential projects, and liens on…
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OSHA Recordkeeping Updates

The following articles were reprinted courtesy of Construction News OSHA Recordkeeping Updates Joann Natarajan, Compliance Assistance Specialist OSHA Austin, TX The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s revised recordkeeping rule includes two key changes: First, the rule updates the list of industries that are exempt from the requirement to routinely keep OSHA injury and illness records,…
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Responding to Worksite Accidents

The following articles were reprinted courtesy of Construction News Responding to Worksite Accidents Marc Young, Founding Principal Cokinos, Bosien & Young  Austin, TX The construction industry routinely leads all other industries in the total number of deaths per year, therefore it is imperative to understand the role of your company and your legal representative in the…
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