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Mobile Fall Protection Gaming App

The Master Builders Association of Western PA (MBA) has developed a mobile Fall Protection gaming app that is meant to serve as a training enhancement aid. At each step in the game, the player chooses where to anchor, what anchorage device to use, how to set up the harness, what connection device to use, and so on. The player also inspects the equipment along the way for burns, rips, rust and other malfunctions.

2016 Safety Stand-Down: Getting Started

The National Safety Stand-Down is almost here (May 2-6).  

Are you unsure of how to make the National Safety Stand-Down work on your site?

Here is a simple and cost-free plan to get you started!  It offers day-by-day steps including links to videos and other content, making it easy for you to participate. 

Most metros add jobs in February; openings soar, hiring is flat; commercial scene varies

Construction employment, not seasonally adjusted, increased from February 2015 to February 2016 in 234 (65%) of the 358 metro areas (including divisions of larger metros) for which the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) provides construction employment data, decreased in 72 (20%) and was stagnant in 52, according to an AGC

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