Kimberly A. Blanchard's Articles

How Not to Sweat Summertime Heat Stress

As those who’ve worked in the construction industry for years can attest, the often excessive exposure to heat during the summer months in many parts of the United States can cause a wide variety of illnesses associated with heat stress, ranging from heat rashes and heat exhaustion to heat cramps and heat stroke. Thousands of workers report suffering occupational heat-related illnesses each year, dozens of which result in fatalities. Of those fatalities, 40 percent occur in the construction industry. 

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Building a Team by Building the Community
Many organizations have the ability to show support through monetary donations...

IoT Is the Next Frontier for Drone Data
AEC firms are building on what wearable device-loving fitness enthusiasts have...

IPD: A Commitment to Teamwork
When used properly, BIM facilitates the type of collaboration in programming...

Components of a Quality Project Safety Culture
By making safety a key component of every project right from the start, companies...

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