Author Archives: Mike Robertson

Former CAWP Member Shawn Fay Asks for Help to Rebuild Abaco After Hurricane Dorian

Many of CAWP’s members will remember Shawn Fay, Sr., and his dedication to improving the heavy and highway construction industry in western Pennsylvania.  Not only was Shawn a past owner of the Joseph B. Fay Company, he also served industry as a former President and Labor Committee Chairman, as well as being a long-time member […]

3rd Seminar in CAWP’s New Utility Safety Series

This year, CAWP has begun offering underground utility seminars so that contractors understand PA ‘dig laws’ and can make informed decisions to work safely, more efficiently, and minimize claims. A PA One Call update to be aware of is the complex project designation.  A complex project is anything larger than a single notification, or any project […]

OSHA’s Silica Table 1 Request for Information – Deadline Approaching

OSHA issued a request for information (RFI) seeking input on the possibility of expanding the current Table 1 of the silica standard for construction to include additional engineering and/or work practice controls.  They have also asked for input on potentially expanding the current Table 1 with equipment/tasks that are not included but should/could be included.  Click here for a […]

Spotlight Your Commitment to Safety

The purpose of AGC’s Construction Safety Excellence Awards (CSEA) is to recognize those construction companies who excel at safety performance. The CSEA closely examines each candidate’s commitment to safety and occupational health management and risk control. Unlike other safety award programs that limit the criteria to frequency rates, the CSEA selection process is considerably more comprehensive. Each […]