In this interview with Conrad Banez, Project Safety Manager at Level 10 Construction, we explore the incident that cost one man his life, but changed another man’s perspective on safety and likely saved hundreds of other lives as a result. This is why safety matters.
3D games are all the rage, with Pokemon GO sweeping the world as one of the most popular games boasting over 9.5 million active users. Despite the Pokemon GO phenomenon, AR isn’t just for video games. The business world is increasingly catching wind of its potential.
Off-site construction is a large commitment for a firm and it requires the right systems and processes in place beforehand.
How one general contractor company took safety measures to the next level.
Beginning August 1st of 2016, OSHA’s maximum penalties will increase by 78% in order to account for inflation between 1990 and 2016.
Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, FAST Act for short, is not your ordinary highway funding law. The Act accelerates new innovation and technology, propelling America forward in the process.
In 2014, 20.5% of all worker fatalities were in construction. That equates to one in five worker deaths last year. Of those construction fatalities, a full 58% were comprised of the “fatal four” causes; falls, being caught between objects, electrocution and being struck by an object.
In 2014, the United States suffered from 4,679 fatal work injuries. On average that is 13 deaths per day. Surprisingly, some of the most dangerous jobs also have the lowest annual salaries. The infographic below investigates the top dangerous jobs in the United States.
Empowering employees to adopt new safety practices can be a safety manager’s greatest challenge. What one person considers unsafe or dangerous, another person may view as acceptable.
Most construction projects require a bit of digging and drilling into the ground. The earth has a way of burying treasure and history has plenty of uncovered mysteries. What many of us don’t realize is that construction workers can be uncovering history on any given day.
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