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OSHA, Traffic Safety and the MUTCD

References to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) have been in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations since at least 2001 and possibly earlier.
By Ronald E. Koons
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In Subpart G of the 1926 Construction Regulations, three paragraphs for Signs, Flaggers and Barricades tie OSHA directly to the MUTCD for construction activities.


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Reducing Risk

By Christine Grahl
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With lives on the line and OSHA stepping up enforcement, safety compliance is more important than ever for today’s surveying and mapping firms.
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What Does it Mean to Survey Property?

By Jeffery N. Lucas, PLS, Esq.
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I recently posted this question on a message board and received more than a few responses. This was by no means a scientific study, but the resulting comments, many of which strayed way off topic, confirmed what I have already come to realize. The answer to this question lies largely in the eyes of the beholder.


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Superstorm Recovery

By Angus Stocking LS
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A combination of progressive technology, high standards and excellent service allows a New York firm to thrive despite challenges.
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A Baseline to Remember

By Raymond Foos PS
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The Culver-Davies Memorial Baseline in Ohio is a monument to the power of persistence and teamwork.
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Rendezvous in Council Bluffs

By Richard Leu
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Participants in the 2012 Surveyors Historical Society Rendezvous retrace the footsteps of Lewis and Clark and commemorate several milestones.
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The 'Lucky' Surveyor

By Jeffrey Turner
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I’ve never had any luck. I can’t win at poker, although I enjoy the game. 

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Going Mobile

By Christine Grahl
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Smartphones and tablets are driving new levels of productivity in GNSS positioning and data collection. 
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When It's OK to Spend Your Boss's Money

By Jeffrey Turner
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Many years ago, while working at a mid-size engineering firm, I was called into my supervisor’s office.
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Surveying History

By Matthew Parbs
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Every instrument in Abraham Lincoln’s National Museum of Surveying has a story.
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HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

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POB August 2014

2014 August

In the August 2014 issue, POB explores how John McAslan + Partners used 3D modeling to facilitate the update design of King's Cross Station. Also, read how keeping workers safe on a rocky, steeply sloped mountainside requires precise, reliable monitoring.

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