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Region 4 News Release: 12 2403-ATL (400)
Dec. 13, 2012
Contact: Michael D'Aquino
Phone: 404-562-2076
Email: d'

US Labor Department's OSHA, McCarthy Building Cos. Inc. and
Georgia Tech Research Institute form construction safety partnership
Signing ceremony will be Dec. 18 at the construction work site

ATLANTA – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has formed a partnership with McCarthy Building Cos. Inc. and Georgia Tech Research Institute's On-site Consultation Services Program to ensure the highest level of employee safety and health during the construction of the Georgia Institute of Technology Engineered Biosystems Building. The project will be about 200,000 square feet of research laboratory space, featuring integrated research efforts and an auditorium for the College of Science and Engineering. The parties will sign the partnership agreement on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at the construction site.

WHO: OSHA, McCarthy Building Cos. Inc., Georgia Tech Research Institute's On-site Consultation Services Program

WHAT: Partnership signing ceremony

WHERE: McCarthy Building Cos. Inc. project office, Georgia Tech campus at the corner of State and 10th Streets in Atlanta

WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012
10:30 a.m. EST

Through the Strategic Partnership Program, OSHA partners with employers, workers, professional and trade associations, labor organizations and other interested stakeholders to establish specific goals, strategies and performance measures to improve worker safety and health. For more information, visit

Members of the media interested in attending the signing should contact Mike D'Aquino at 404-462-2076 or d'


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