Washington — OSHA has released an updated QuickCard and a public service announcement video intended to raise awareness of trenching safety, after a recent increase in trench-related worker deaths.
According to the agency, 23 construction workers were killed in trench collapses in 2016, surpassing the combined total from 2014 and 2015.
The QuickCard directs workers to avoid entering trenches until:
Leading regional decision makers and experts have called for the development of smart, safe and sustainable buildings across the Middle East region at a key industry event held in Dubai.
The Middle East Facades Summit was held on the sidelines of the third edition of Windows Doors & Facades (WDF), largest dedicated event for sector, which kicked off on September 23.
The three-day event was inaugurated by Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, the managing director and chief executive of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa).
On its first day, WDF gathered to its Middle East Facades Summit hundreds of high profile professionals from the private and government sectors involved in the planning and execution of some of the largest projects in the region.
More than 150 exhibitors from 14 different countries, including Germany, India, Italy, Korea, Spain, Turkey, UAE and United Kingdom showcased their innovative products at the event.
Themed “Future F
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