Construction Industry Welcomes Restart of Federal Safety Panel

Sept. 14, 2018, 7:37 PM

The construction industry is getting back its public forum to share concerns with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

OSHA announced Sept. 14 that it was restarting the inactive Advisory Committee on Construction Occupational Safety and Health and accepting nominations for the panel’s 14 open seats. The committee last met more than a year ago, and all of its members’ terms have expired.

“The committee has been dormant for too long, in our view,” Chris Trahan Cain, safety director for North America’s Building Trades Unions in Washington, told Bloomberg Environment.

Rob Matuga, assistant...

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