This is a question that has begun to resurface in recent years. With crises like that of Flint, Michigan, people are worried their water might not actually be as safe to drink as they thought. Truth be told, it’s not. However, measures can be taken in order to remedy drinking water issues.
When safety concerns are discussed in the workplace, slips, trips, and falls are usually top of mind. Loss of balance can be caused by a myriad of reasons, but the results are the same - an injured employee who is now filing a claim that could cost you a pretty penny. By taking a few preventative measures prior to starting construction, you can protect both your employees and your wallet from hazards.
In 2012, President Obama reauthorized a two-year transportation bill by signing it into law. The Senate then passed a six-year highway bill in July of 2015 with the House of Representatives passing its own six-year bill on November 5, 2015. During this time, Congressman Chuck Fleishmann (R-Tenn.) introduced the Geosynthetic Amendment.