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How should industry employers treat marijuana in states where it is now legal?

April 7 to April 13, 2014


What legislative priority should the American Coatings Association’s PaintPAC be looking for in its political candidates this year?

March 31 to April 4, 2014


Generally speaking, which type of infrastructure do you think poses the greatest safety concern today?

February 24 to February 28, 2014


OSHA is asking (but not requiring) commenters on the federal silica proposal to disclose funding sources and conflicts of interest. Good idea or bad idea?

December 9 to December 13, 2013


Deaths and citations from worksite falls are reaching new highs. So why do so many workers still skip fall protection?

November 25 to December 6, 2013


OSHA is proposing that employers’ Form 300 illness and injury logs be put online for public access. Good idea or bad idea?

November 18 to November 22, 2013


The world’s largest labor group accuses Qatar of near-slavery treatment of World Cup 2022 construction workers. What should World Cup sponsor FIFA do?

November 11 to November 15, 2013


The world’s largest labor group accuses Qatar of near-slavery treatment of World Cup 2022 construction workers. What should World Cup sponsor FIFA do?

October 21 to October 25, 2013


Construction employers want three more months to comment on OSHA’s proposed silica rule. Should OSHA grant the extension?

October 14 to October 18, 2013


Deaths and citations from worksite falls are reaching new highs. Why don’t more workers use appropriate fall protection?

October 7 to October 11, 2013


Multiple studies suggest that workers underreport on-the-job injuries and illnesses. What do you see?

September 16 to September 20, 2013


OSHA has finally announced a proposed rule to limit worker exposure to respirable crystalline silica. Do you support this plan?

September 9 to September 13, 2013


Recent fatal structural collapses have led to criminal charges against site owners, contractors and even local authorities. In general, should these accidents be investigated as crimes?

August 26 to September 1, 2013


Which work pressure is most likely to keep you up at night?

August 5 to August 11, 2013


“I know we have to protect the employees, but sometimes they don’t listen,” one employer cited by OSHA said recently. What should happen in such cases?

June 10 to June 16, 2013


The buyer of a foreclosed, century-old home sold for $3,600 was awarded $115,000 because she did not receive an EPA lead notice. Who should be responsible for such notifications?

May 6 to May 12, 2013


Federal lawmakers have reintroduced a bill to allow homeowners to opt out of the EPA’s lead-safe painting requirements. Do you support this plan?

April 1 to April 7, 2013


What industry trends do you follow most closely?

February 18 to February 24, 2013


In these “do more with less” days, how often do you feel safety is being compromised in the process?

December 17 to December 23, 2012


A worker in the doomed Florida parking garage reported cracks just before it collapsed. Have you ever been concerned about the safety of a building where you worked?

November 5 to November 11, 2012


OSHA’s UK counterpart is adapting a “loser pays” system, in which companies that break health and safety laws would have to help pay for investigation and enforcement. What do you think of this idea?

August 27 to September 2, 2012


A Pennsylvania painting company owner faces criminal charges for the electrocution of an employee. Authorities say he ignored the presence of high-power lines on a job site. Is the charge fair?

August 6 to August 12, 2012


An experienced industrial painter crippled in a 40-foot fall was recently awarded $2.3 million for his injuries, although he was not wearing fall protection. What do you think of this jury verdict?

May 14 to May 20, 2012


What is the biggest health and safety challenge facing construction, remodeling and painting-contractor companies?

April 30 to May 6, 2012


Most workplace deaths and serious injuries are easily prevented with well-known safety precautions, yet horrific industry accidents still happen frequently. Who is most responsible for this situation?

April 16 to April 22, 2012


A senior engineer at MassDOT says the agency has a culture of secrecy about confronting safety issues. How does your company or organization approach safety problems internally and on site?

August 15 to August 21, 2011


What do you see as the chief cause of accidents on site?

January 31 to February 6, 2011


Who should be held most liable for unsafe practices at a worksite?

November 22 to November 28, 2010


Several recent catastrophic workplace accidents have prompted criminal charges against owners of companies involved in the project. When should criminal charges against company officers be an option?

October 25 to October 31, 2010


A new study shows growing and widespread non-compliance with requirements for Personal Protective Equipment. What is your impression of PPE compliance across the industry?

August 16 to August 22, 2010


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