Once the step-child of modern design, off-site builds are now hotter than ever. In recent years, off-site construction has become a popular, productive and profitable way to construct buildings. These projects can range from whole-building modular solutions to prefabricated components.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently pledged to renew its partnership with the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) to help build a safer, healthier work environment for female construction workers. Together, they will continue to provide women with information, guidance and access to training resources. Read more
With low temperatures, chilly winds and icy roads, winter can be a challenging time of year if you are working in cold weather. Besides being uncomfortable, these conditions can be dangerous if you don’t take the proper precautions. By learning what to do, contractors can stay safe no matter how far the mercury dips. Read more
Every year, more than 4.1 million American workers suffer a serious job-related injury or illness. These incidents hurt not only the employees involved, but their employers as well. In 2013, employers lost nearly $62 billion as a result of workplace accidents that caused employees to miss six or more days. These sobering statistics highlight the necessity of developing an accident prevention program for your construction site. Read more