Posted on 8/8/2016 4:15 PM By Joanna Masterson
Join Construction Executive (@ConstructionMag) in a live Twitter chat on Tuesday, Aug. 16 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. (EST) to learn about and share expertise on the topic of workplace safety. Follow the hashtag #HRTailgate to engage in a discussion on how organizations can create a safety-conscious culture, how companies keep employees abreast of safety requirements, the safety challenges that are top of mind in the construction industry, and more.
Posted on 7/26/2016 12:17 PM By Joanna Masterson
In the construction industry, strains and sprains were the most frequently reported injury (28 percent of the total), and they caused workers to miss an average of 57 workdays.
Posted on 7/18/2016 7:57 PM By Joanna Masterson
Missouri, Alabama, Nebraska and New York advance design-build legislation.
Posted on 7/18/2016 7:54 PM By Joanna Masterson
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a nationwide injunction blocking the U.S. Department of Labor from implementing the final persuader rule, keeping it from taking effect July 1.
Posted on 7/18/2016 7:51 PM By Joanna Masterson
Effective Aug. 10, companies in high-hazard industries (including construction) with at least 20 employees must electronically submit injury and illness information, which OSHA will then post on its website.
Posted on 7/18/2016 7:45 PM By Joanna Masterson
ABC's 2016 Safety Performance Report documents how proactive safety practices can dramatically reduce recordable incidents up to 86 percent, making the best-performing companies 720 percent safer than the industry average.
Posted on 7/7/2016 7:03 PM By Joanna Masterson
Construction equipment manufacturers are at the ready with a fleet of technology-rich machines that will revolutionize how contractors work.
Posted on 7/7/2016 6:18 PM By Joanna Masterson
Dallas-based Schwob Building Company’s presence on a local Friendly Chevrolet project turned out to be the gateway to a new community service opportunity with Children’s Medical Center Foundation, a 501©3 organization that serves as the fundraising arm for Children’s Health System of Texas.
Posted on 7/7/2016 6:13 PM By Joanna Masterson
Sensors would be the perfect tool to track health and safety issues that might otherwise go unmentioned and unnoticed.
Posted on 5/31/2016 7:50 AM By Joanna Masterson
About 20 engineering and construction students at the University of North Florida are outfitting two shipping containers with bedrooms, bathrooms, communal dining space, electricity and climate control systems for Mercy Land Orphanage in Haiti.