Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; CP staff
Private industry employers reported 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2018, unchanged from the prior year but sustaining a flat or downward trajectory from an annual 3.5 million injuries or illnesses the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) logged at the beginning of the decade. Last year also saw private employers’ incidence rates for “total recordable cases,” “days away from work,” and “days of transfer and restriction only” remain the same as 2017 levels.
Sources: Here To Serve Holding Corp., White Plains, N.Y.; CP staff
Novus Ordo Industries Inc., a subsidiary of insulating concrete form specialist Here to Serve, has secured an exclusive contract to sell proprietary ICF systems in two of California’s most populous counties, Los Angeles and Riverside. Novus Ordo will kick off Golden State market development with late-2019 training sessions for 30 contractors.
Sources: Environmental Protection Agency; CP staff
Changes sweeping the Environmental Protection Agency under the Trump Administration range from implementing lean management systems and creating an Office of Continuous Improvement to harmonizing regional office activities and reforming science advisory committees to ensure integrity.