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50% of construction workers have seen ‘obvious discrimination’
New report reveals that the depth of discrimination issues in the construction industry 
How can construction attract new workers?
Construction needs to be proactive in its understanding of modern workers, writes Joel Dandrea, SC&RA chief executive officer
CCO exams will transition to digital by 2024
CCO unveiled its technology initiative to move all written exams to the computer through the introduction of a new test administration modality known as Event Online Testing (EOT). 
ANSI updates for self-retracting devices
Major self-retracting device changes coming in 2023 for personal fall arrest and rescue systems
Safety in demolition
US legal firm Seyfarth gives an update on OSHA regulations
Mammoet wins Canadian Lift of the Year Awards
Mammoet Canada Western Ltd was honored with the “Under 20Tonnes & Over 20Tonnes” awards. 
SC&RA awards member companies for safe operations
Companies and individuals were honored with transportation and crane & rigging safety plaques.  
How to navigate natural disaster prep
Thinking ahead when it comes to safety and natural disasters.
Komatsu to acquire Mine Site Technologies
Company is a connectivity solution provider for underground mining 
Should scissor lift operators use PFPE?
In 2007, ALH ran a story that asked, “Should operators use a harness and lanyard when working in a scissor lift?” For today’s take, Genie’s Director of Training Scott Owyen provides an update
Access equipment transport: What are the key safety and logistical risks?
Environmental impact, operator safety and load configuration are all key considerations for the industry
Join NDA for Foundations of Demolition: Estimating course
US National Demolition Association to hold two-day virtual course later this month
CM Labs launches software upgrades
CM Labs’ machine simulation is aiming to further reduce the gap between classroom training and the worksite. 
Serious Labs targets truck drivers
Provider of virtual reality simulators for access and heavy equipment piloting a new Commercial Vehicle VR training simulator
FIFA urged to pay compensation to Qatar construction workers
Thousands of workers working on projects for the World Cup are believed to have been killed or injured
How can we protect older construction workers?
To succeed in today’s market, we need to retain as many of our experienced employees as possible.
SC&RA’s insurance platform delivers mutual value
SC&RA renewed its agreement with the two endorsed market partners of its Property & Casualty Insurance Platform.
How is lift planning integrated in safety and business?
Hannah Sundermeyer speaks with engineering experts about the current state of lift planning.
Finning to train mental health first aiders
Cat equipment dealer to increase support as poor mental health in construction workers rises among workers
SAIA to debut new training, offer online options
The Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) will launch two new training classes this summer as well as extend its digital and online options
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