This week's blog highlights from across the industry look at:
OSHA’s New Electronic Injury & Illness Reporting
In a recent ConstructionJunkie post, author Shane Hedmond reported that OSHA pushed the enforcement of their 2016 requirement for employers to electronically submit injury and illness reports from July 1, 2017 to December 1, 2017. As of August 1, 2017, employers will be able to input their data from their Form 300A electronically. Click here to read more about the new requirement and four steps to submit injury and illness data.
Drones in Construction
AEC Business reports that the price of drones is coming down and paving the way for more usage. Click here to learn how drones are speeding up construction and the future of drone usage.
Nonresidential Construction Starts Down 13.7%
A recent ConstructConnect post reports that June nonresidential construction starts fell 13.7% from May. Click here to read more statistics and learn what the decline really means.