More than 80 percent of construction companies are having a hard time finding qualified workers, according to a survey of 1,386 companies by Associated General Contractors of America. Carpenters, sheet metal installers and concrete workers are in especially short supply, but construction companies also are having difficulty filling salaried positions such as project managers, estimators…Details
The Department of Public Safety (DPS), a regulatory, licensing, inspection and code promulgating agency, charged with the oversight of numerous activities, business, and professions. Additionally, DPS provides administrative and legal assistance to ten different boards and commissions.
The purpose of this notice is to advise the building industry and other interested parties of the ninth edition building code status and specifically to note that, when it is finally approved and becomes effective, there will not be a concurrency period with the eighth edition code requirements. Currently, it is expected that the ninth edition will…Details
The Department of Public Safety just announced today the introduction of new online functionality for Inspections and Permitting.
Listed below are line item highlights from the June BBRS meeting MGL 148 26 G and its relationship to BOA and whether the law is being consistently enforced throughout the Commonwealth. Fire Marshal voiced concern since BBRS has no legal enforcement. BBRS legal staff stated within rights to ask for review since its enforcement requires…Details