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  • February 26, 2021 12:15 PM | Anonymous

    Statement released by Director/ Building & Fire Official Jerome Stueve:


    Subject: New Electronic Plan Review System ePermitHub

    On March 8, 2021, Building & Fire Prevention will be transitioning to a new electronic plan review system called ePermitHub, which we believe will provide a better customer service experience.  To accommodate the transition to the new system, the Citizen Access Portal will be unavailable beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 4, through 7:00 a.m. on Monday, March 8, 2021.

    Beginning at 7:01 a.m. on Monday, March 8, 2021, all new permit applications must be submitted through the Citizen Access Portal using the new ePermitHub PLAN ROOM button In addition, applications that were submitted prior to March 8, 2021, but that were not yet accepted by Building & Fire Prevention (i.e. not yet "In Review" status), will be converted to the new ePermitHub PLAN ROOM by our department.  However, any plans that were already submitted and "In Review" status prior to March 8th will continue to be processed through Citizen Access using the existing EDR attachment process.

    Click here to see official notice.

  • February 19, 2021 12:02 PM | Anonymous

    Notices of Public Workshops for LCB
    File Nos. R044-20 and R053-20

    The Division of Industrial Relations of the Department of Business and Industry is providing notice of two separate public workshops to solicit comments on proposed regulations.  Below you will find links to view the complete notice and detail.  Once workshop will cover proposed regulations regarding violence in medical facilities.  The other will cover proposed regulations regarding heat stress in the workplace.  

    Notice: Violence in Medical Facilities

    Notice: Heat Stress in the Workplace

    SCATS is now offering free online training classes for a number of important safety and health training courses.  Please visit our course calendar to sign up.

  • February 18, 2021 8:55 AM | Anonymous

    On behalf of Clark County Building & Fire Prevention Director Jerome Stueve: 


    Subject: Engineer & Land Surveyor Digital Signatures

    The Board of Engineers and & Land Surveyors recently published an Electronic Submittal Digital Signature Guide (Guide), dated October 2020.  A copy of the guide is attached.  

    Effective March 8, 2021 the Clark County Department of Building & Fire Prevention will only be accepting digital signatures on engineered plans and documents in accordance with the guide.  Scanned copies of wet sealed paper documents will no longer be accepted.  

    Click here to see official notice and Guide

  • February 16, 2021 4:48 PM | Anonymous
    Electronic Submittal APPROVED Efficient and Fast!
    Join Clark County Building and Fire Prevention Department and New E-Plan Vendor ePermitHub either on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 9:00 am or Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:00 am. Each session will be approximately 1 ½ hours long.

    The Webinar session will cover 4 important topics:

    • Initial submission of plans and documents
    • Responding to plan review issues and submitting corrections
    • Downloading your approved documentation
    • Submitting revisions and deferred submittals
    You will receive two separate invite emails one for each date. Register Today! Confirm one or both, same information different days. Tuesday, February 23, 2021 9:00 am or Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:00 am
    Host: ePermitHub and Clark County IT@Building & Fire Prevention (Shurnice@clarkcountynv.gov)


  • February 01, 2021 11:40 AM | Anonymous

    Beginning February 1, 2021, the Russell Campus Building Lobby will be open to customers for limited face to face service on an appointment and walk-in bases.  The services that will be available are as follows:

    • Make payment and pick-up the permit and drawings for applications where hard copies were previously submitted.
    • Submit corrections on a previously made hard copy application submission for which a permit has not yet been issued.
    • Submit and pick-up mylars.
    • Research records archives
    • General questions\Customer Service.

    To schedule an appointment, click here.

    See the official notification from Building & Fire Director Jerome Stueve, P.E.

  • January 29, 2021 10:48 AM | Anonymous

    The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that its Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued stronger worker safety guidance to help employers and workers implement a coronavirus protection program and better identify risks which could lead to exposure and contraction. Last week, President Biden directed OSHA to release clear guidance for employers to help keep workers safe from COVID-19 exposure.

    “Protecting Workers: Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace” provides updated guidance and recommendations, and outlines existing safety and health standards. OSHA is providing the recommendations to assist employers in providing a safe and healthful workplace.

    “More than 400,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 and millions of people are out of work as a result of this crisis. Employers and workers can help our nation fight and overcome this deadly pandemic by committing themselves to making their workplaces as safe as possible,” said Senior Counselor to the Secretary of Labor M. Patricia Smith. “The recommendations in OSHA’s updated guidance will help us defeat the virus, strengthen our economy and bring an end to the staggering human and economic toll that the coronavirus has taken on our nation.”

    Implementing a coronavirus protection program is the most effective way to reduce the spread of the virus. The guidance announced today recommends several essential elements in a prevention program:

         - Conduct a hazard assessment.
         - Identify control measures to limit the spread of the virus.
         - Adopt policies for employee absences that don’t punish workers as a way to encourage potentially infected workers to remain home.
         - Ensure that coronavirus policies and procedures are communicated to both English and non-English speaking workers.
         - Implement protections from retaliation for workers who raise coronavirus-related concerns.

    “OSHA is updating its guidance to reduce the risk of transmission of the coronavirus and improve worker protections so businesses can operate safely and employees can stay safe and working,” said Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health Jim Frederick.

    The guidance details key measures for limiting coronavirus’s spread, including ensuring infected or potentially infected people are not in the workplace, implementing and following physical distancing protocols and using surgical masks or cloth face coverings. It also provides guidance on use of personal protective equipment, improving ventilation, good hygiene and routine cleaning.

    OSHA will update today’s guidance as developments in science, best practices and standards warrant.

    This guidance is not a standard or regulation, and it creates no new legal obligations. It contains recommendations as well as descriptions of existing mandatory safety and health standards. The recommendations are advisory in nature, informational in content and are intended to assist employers in recognizing and abating hazards likely to cause death or serious physical harm as part of their obligation to provide a safe and healthful workplace.

    Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing safe and healthful workplaces for their employees. OSHA’s role is to help ensure these conditions for America’s working men and women by setting and enforcing standards, and providing training, education and assistance.

  • January 28, 2021 4:04 PM | Anonymous

    The Division of Industrial Relations today announced updates to Section 618 of the Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) related to occupational safety and health training requirements for workers in the convention services industry. The updated regulations provide guidance and details on the statutory requirements found in Nevada Revised Statute Sections 618.9920 – 618.9931. 

    During the 80th session of the Nevada Legislature, lawmakers adopted Senate Bill 119 which established requirements for certain workers and supervisors in the convention services industries to obtain training on relevant safety and health issues within 15 days of starting work in the industry. Workers who perform construction, installation, maintenance, operation, repair or removal of trade show or exhibition displays must be trained. The bill aligns with previously enacted rules mandating similar training requirements for workers in the construction and entertainment industries. All construction and general industry 10- and 30-hour training programs approved by the Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Administration will satisfy the training requirements for the convention services industry. 

    The intent of the training requirement is to provide workers who are regularly exposed to workplace safety and health hazards with basic information about how to identify and avoid injuries and illnesses commonly associated with their work.  Convention services combine elements of construction and general industry work, making both construction and general industry training programs suitable to provide awareness level training to workers.

    The statutory requirements mandating training for convention services workers became effective January 1, 2020.  The newly adopted sections of the NAC became effective on January 21, 2021, following a series of public meetings and solicitation of public comment on the regulations. The updated regulations are available for review at http://dir.nv.gov/OSHA

    Training information, course registration for free state-sponsored training, and a list of approved private industry training providers can be found on the Division of Industrial Relations Safety Consultation and Training Section’s 10 and 30 Hour OSHA Training website- http://nv1030.org. Free training sessions provided by SCATS fill quickly and are offered based on space-limited availability requiring advanced registration.  

    About the Division of Industrial Relations:
    The Nevada Division of Industrial Relations is the principal regulatory agency responsible for workplace safety and worker protections in the state of Nevada. Comprised of five sections – the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Worker’s Compensation Section, the Mechanical Compliance Section, the Mine Safety and Training Section, and the Safety Consultation and Training Section – DIR works to protect Nevada’s working men and women and provides a broad scope of training and support to the regulated community. For more information, please visit http://dir.nv.gov

    About Nevada OSHA:

    Nevada OSHA operates as an approved state program as defined by section 18 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 and is required by the Act to operate in a manner that is at least as effective as the federal OSHA enforcement program. Operating out of district offices in Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada OSHA conducts inspections and investigations intended to identify hazardous conditions which could harm Nevada’s workers and enforces state and federal laws protecting the state’s workers. From July 2019 – June 2020, Nevada OSHA processed conducted 714 inspections, issuing an average of 1.6 violations per inspection. The Nevada State Plan, at the time of publication of this media release, is funded by a grant of $1,602,700 federal funds, which constitutes 50 percent of the State Plan budget. Fifty percent, or $1,602,700 of the State Plan budget, is financed through non-governmental sources. For more information visit http://dir.nv.gov/OSHA/

  • January 19, 2021 2:51 PM | Anonymous

    The administrative penalties for workplace safety violations levied by the Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) against employers who are not in compliance have increased effective January 15. As a result of Senate Bill 40 - passed during Nevada’s 2019 Legislative session - the Division of Industrial Relations automatically adopts penalties in alignment with those imposed by the Department of Labor OSHA enforcement program. The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 requires the Department of Labor to annually evaluate its civil monetary penalties to adjust for inflation no later than January 15 of each year.

    As a result, Nevada OSHA’s administrative penalties will increase by 1.18%, effective immediately for any penalty assessed on or after January 15, 2020, regardless of when the inspection was opened. Nevada OSHA’s penalties for violations of the Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Act are as follows:

    • For willful violations, where Nevada OSHA demonstrates that an employer knowingly failed to comply with an OSHA standard, or demonstrated a plain indifference for employee safety, the minimum penalty remains at $9,639 and the maximum penalty increases from $134,937 to $136,532.
    • For repeated violations, maximum penalties will increase from $134,937 to $136,532.
    • Penalties for serious violations, where workplace hazards that could cause an injury or illness that would most likely result in death or serious physical harm, the maximum penalty increases from $13,494 to $13,653.
    • For each other-than-serious violation, the maximum penalty increases from $13,494 to $13,653.
    • In instances where employers were previously cited and failed to correct violations, the maximum penalty increases from $13,494 to $13,653.
    • For each posting requirement violation, the maximum penalty increases from $13,494 to $13,653. 

  • January 15, 2021 10:35 AM | Anonymous

    Roseman University of Health Sciences, a non-profit, private institution of higher learning is seeking a friendly, outgoing, energetic, self-starter and dependable professional to join our team as an Director of Facilities Administration. 

    Founded in Henderson, Nevada in 1999 with a College of Pharmacy, we have experienced phenomenal growth and expanded our curriculum to include College of Nursing (2006), College of Dental Medicine (2007), and College of Medicine (in development).  

    Roseman University of Health Sciences aspires to be the first choice among “best-in-class” institutions of higher learning, universally recognized as an innovative, transforming force in healthcare education, and as a vibrant, stimulating place to work and learn.  

    We espouse the following core values which are inherent in our unique Mission and Vision. 

    • Risk-taking – We value risk-taking that leads to the sustainable growth of the institution.  
    • Empowerment – We value the empowerment of individuals through the provision of a collaborative, supportive environment in which to learn and to work.  
    • Innovation – We value innovations in education, organizational structures and physical surroundings that create a vibrant, stimulating environment in which to work, to learn and to grow.  
    • Passion & Commitment – We value passion and true commitments as the requisite components of transformational leadership in education and the health professions.  
    • Individual & Collective Achievement of Excellence - We value a culture that fosters and celebrates excellence and achievement for one and all.  Now, as we celebrate our 20th Anniversary, we look back on two decades of developing innovative programs that train a diverse student body to be exceptional leaders in their chosen field.  

    As Roseman University continues to grow and evolve, we look forward to the next 20 years using our unique vision and values to lead us forward into the future. This presents a great opportunity for you!  

    Director of Facilities Administration.

    Under the direction of the VP for Operations, the Director of Facilities Administration manages the administrative operations of the Facilities Management Unit and supervises the Facilities administrative staff.   Responsible for effectively and efficiently managing Facilities contracts, work order systems, training platform and Facilities accounting processes.  Manages the insurance certificate process for the University to ensure that faculty, vendors, and other organizations have adequate insurance.   Effectively manages and implements Facilities processes and procedures. 

    We look forward to you joining our team!

    Click here for more information on the position!

  • January 08, 2021 2:42 PM | Anonymous

    Good News 2020 is over!  However, the impacts may linger if your business is looking for ways to and money the Southern Nevada Water Authority has programs that can help.  Please take a moment to view the short video that describes the SNWA Conservation Programs.  https://youtu.be/QMcKFQoonh0

    Dennis Gegen is featured, he can provide information and guidance to make participation in these programs seamless.  Dennis.Gegen@snwa.com  

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