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.
Electricians have the difficult and dangerous job of working with “live” electrical current. Since one simple mistake can have disastrous results, it’s vital to learn and religiously practice electrical safety. Read more
A new study reveals that team collaboration may play a significant role in reducing construction risk. A Dodge Data and Analytics Smart Market report says tangible project benefits, such as reduced construction cost, improved project schedule and greater safety can result from using specific risk reduction practices, including:
- Holding regular meetings with the full project team
- Brainstorming in groups
- Developing a risk management plan
The proper disposal of hazardous waste is an important task not just because it is mandated by law. It also protects the environment and minimizes risk to construction crew members. Read more
With heavy machinery to operate and heights to navigate, a cloudy mind is a recipe for disaster. Unfortunately, construction workers still abuse alcohol and drugs in high numbers. In response, construction companies have been using drug screening as a way to reduce injuries and cut insurance costs. Read more