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Fake OSHA cards put construction worker safety in question; officials announce crackdown

A construction worker is required by the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) to take safety courses related to his or her line of work and receive an OSHA training card. However, New York City construction workers are trying to avoid the mandatory training entirely by carrying fake OSHA cards. As a result, the city’s Department of Investigation (DOI) and the Buildings Department are working together to weed out any and all workers attempting to perform construction duties¬†without proper training. New York City is known for its¬†numerous high-rise buildings and construction sites, but the innovation comes at a price. ... Read More