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INBRIEF CONSTRUCTION EXECUTIVE | SEPTEMBER 2016 OSHA Delays Enforcement Of Anti-Retaliation Provisions In Electronic Reporting Rule 8 OSHA HAS DELAYED enforcement of the anti-retaliation provisions in its electronic injury reporting final rule from Aug. 10 to Nov. 1. Just days before the announcement, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), TEXO and a coalition of stakeholders filed a lawsuit challenging the rule's anti-retaliation provisions, which will limit some forms of post-accident drug testing and safety incentive programs by deeming them to be unlawfully retaliatory. According to ABC Vice President of Health, Safety, Environment and Workforce Development Greg Sizemore, "Root cause analysis is key to developing procedures that prevent future incidents, so we need to know whether drugs or alcohol were a factor. We also object to OSHA's attempt to restrict or eliminate programs that recognize workers for helping establish a high-performance safety culture." The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Additional plaintiffs include American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, Atlantic Precast Concrete Inc., Great American Insurance Company, National Association of Manufacturers, Owen Steel Company and Oxford Property Management LLC. The final rule's reporting requirements are still scheduled to take effect Jan. 1, 2017. Industrial Redevelopment Is Prime In NYC and Charlotte NEW YORK IS the top city for redevelopment potential of environmentally distressed industrial sites, according to Arcadis' Urban Land Restoration Index. Rounding out the top 10 are Charlotte, N.C.; Denver; Nashville, Tenn.; San Francisco; Pittsburgh; Chicago; Miami; Portland, Ore.; and Los Angeles. The index analyzes three key factors that play a significant role in the restoration and redevelopment of an industrial property: the cost of cleanup (remediation), the current or future potential value of the land itself, and the city's "dynamism," which is a reflection of its attractiveness, growth potential, real estate performance, resilience and business environment. See the rest of the cities listed in the index at arcadis.com/ULRI. Court Rejects Challenge to 'Ambush' Election Final Rule THE 5TH CIRCUIT Court of Appeals rejected Associated Builders and Contractors' (ABC) challenge to the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) controversial "ambush" election final rule, which drastically reduces the amount of time between when a union files a representation petition and an election takes place. It also shortens the amount of time an employer is given to provide a list of eligible voters and augments the personal contact information that must be disclosed to unions. ABC has been challenging the final rule since January 2015 and will continue to explore appeal options. Workers' Comp Report Reveals Top Five Causes of Workplace Injuries ACCORDING TO TRAVELERS' Injury Impact Report analyzing more than 1.5 million workers' compensation claims, the most frequent causes of workplace injuries include materials handling (32 percent of total claims); slips, trips and falls (16 percent); being struck by or colliding with an object (10 percent); accidents involving tools (7 percent); and traumas occurring over time, such as when a part of the body is injured by overuse or strain (4 percent). In the construction industry specifically, strains and sprains were the most frequently reported injury (28 percent of the total), and they caused workers to miss an average of 57 workdays. Visit travelers.com for more information. http://www.abc.org http://www.nlrb.gov http://www.texoassociation.org/web/Online http://www.abc.org http://investor.travelers.com/file/Index?KeyFile=34342960 http://www.arcadis.com/ulri http://www.travelers.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Construction Executive - September 2016

Industry Insider
In Brief
Washington Update
Construction Markets
Risk
Safety
Workforce
No Bounds to Success
Special Section: Construction Technology
Business Development
Community Outreach
Viewpoints
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Construction Executive - September 2016 - Industry Insider
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Construction Executive - September 2016 - In Brief
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Construction Executive - September 2016 - Washington Update
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Construction Executive - September 2016 - Safety
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