Scaling-up Off Grid Energy (Washington), a global partnership between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Power Africa (Washington), the U.K. Department for International Development (London), and the Shell Foundation (London), will accelerate growth in the off-grid energy market in hopes of providing 20 million households in sub-Saharan Africa with access to modern, clean, and affordable electricity.

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) senior vice president of global market development Peter Templeton was selected as an incoming director on the World Green Building Council’s (Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada) Board of Directors.

Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) named Modern Niagara (Ontario, Canada) the overall winner of its 2016 Canadian Safety Excellence Award Program (SSEAP-C) for outstanding efforts in safety and health.

The U.S Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) issued a new recordkeeping final rule requiring employers to electronically submit injury and illness data. Establishments with 250 or more employees must submit OSHA Form 300, Form 300A, and Form 301 electronically. Establishments with 20-249 employees must electronically submit information via Form 300A only.

Publication date: 7/11/2016 

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