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Is OSHA’s new silica rule Dust in the Wind? Likely not. Court rejects the several challenges to the new standard

On the front lines with Fisher Phillips: by Collin Warren and Travis Vance Nearly 2.3 million people in the United States work in jobs that expose them to silica. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) claims that more than 100,000 of those workers are engaged in “high risk jobs such as abrasive blasting, foundry […]

Reliable Contracting, Inc. uses drone technology for stockpile measurement and other functions

by Jon M. Casey For Nathan Scrivener, Quality Control Director for Reliable Contracting Inc., of Odenton, MD, stockpile measurement has become a monthly operation rather than a quarterly one. That is because in October 2016, the company purchased a DJI Phantom 4 Pro professional drone to perform that task. Coupled with “Map Pilot” software, Scrivener […]