Philadelphia City Council mulling construction worker ID cards

The Philadelphia City Council has held a series of hearings on a bill aimed at boosting the city's safety regulations in the wake of a deadly building collapse earlier this year.

December 10, 2013

The Philadelphia City Council has held a series of hearings on a bill aimed at boosting the city's safety regulations in the wake of a deadly building collapse earlier this year. Much of the bill is devoted to improving the relationship between the Fire Department and the Department of Licenses & Inspections, as well as improving work-site signage. One section of the bill contains a regulation that would require all construction workers to obtain special ID cards that would indicate that the worker had attended a 10-hour OSHA training course on workplace safety.

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