Building & Construction Industry News Insight Bulletins

Funding for Fire Prevention Programs Before Congress
Vol. 119 | 08 August 2017

Funding for Fire Prevention Programs Before Congress

In recent comments before a congressional committee, Chief Butch Browning, NASFM President and Louisiana State Fire Marshal, emphasized the need for continued support at all levels – Federal, state, and local – for fire prevention activities. These include, but are not limited to, More…

Intertek-PSI Rises to #17 on the ENR Top 500 Design Firms List for 2017
Vol. 115 | 30 May 2017

Intertek-PSI Rises to #17 on the ENR Top 500 Design Firms List for 2017

Intertek-PSI has risen to #17 on the Engineering News Record (ENR) list of the Top 500 Design Firms for 2017. Intertek-PSI continues to climb the list each year; up two spots since 2016 and up 34 spots since 2015. Moving up to #17, Intertek-PSI is among the top four percent of engineering firms in the U.S. More…

OSHA Turns up the Heat on Retailers
Vol. 107 | 13 January 2017

OSHA Turns up the Heat on Retailers

While retailers have generally experienced a very low rate of employee injuries, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has stepped up inspections and enforcement against retailers in recent years for safety violations, and has issued six-plus figure fines to many retailers this year. More…