Nashville lawmakers propose bill to make construction safer

Dive Transient:

  • Council users of the Metropolitan Governing administration of Nashville and Davidson County proposed a monthly bill this 7 days made to raise oversight and requirements on design assignments funded by the city-county consolidated authorities, the Tennessean noted
  • The monthly bill was declared Tuesday, on what would have been Gustavo Enrique Ramirez’s seventeenth birthday. Ramirez died soon after he fell 11 stories when functioning a summer task at a Nashville design website. At 16, Ramirez was much too young to be functioning at height.
  • The “Get it Right” monthly bill would established stricter requirements for awarding Metro design contracts, prevent contracting providers with significant office violations within just the very last a few decades and established new requirements for protected workplaces when offering incentives to contractors who commit to people requirements.

Dive Insight:

Nashville has an “alarmingly high” injury level between design staff, according to the 2017 Make

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