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Set Up and Use of a Ladder

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A major cause of falls from ladders is improper set-up. Many accidents can be avoided with common sense and good work practices. Using proper set-up techniques will give your ladder maximum stability and help ensure your safety.   PREPARING TO USE A LADDER Your first step is to rid the area of hazards. Look above… Read More »

Don’t Forget About the Punch List

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In the construction industry, it’s all about time, money, and safety.  When a project is conceived, a solid foundation must be built by careful planning. This project will be successful if you’re able to stay on schedule, be mindful of costs and regulations, and always check your punch list. This post identifies why you need… Read More »

Tips for Controlling Construction Project Costs

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As a project manager or construction professional, it’s your duty to start any task with a clear plan. Creating the right budget for a job is essential to a successful, profitable project. It can be difficult to manage costs as obstacles come up throughout the construction project. To manage your time and money in the… Read More »

4 Overlooked Workplace Hazards

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Working in the material handling industry can sometimes place employees in potentially dangerous situations. Safety awareness is paramount in mitigating risks to workers, products and the facility. Reducing the chance of peril is the paragon of effective workplace habits. However, there are a handful of simple steps you can take to decrease the likelihood of… Read More »

Managing Different Generations on the Job

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You’ve heard talk about millennials: they want things a certain way, they’re tech-immersed, they have different ideas about a work-life balance. In fact, research shows that millennials are like no generation before them; however, the same goes for baby boomers and generation X. A successful manager is ready to take on the challenge of leading… Read More »

8 Common Causes of Workplace Accidents

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The workplace can be dangerous, even more so in an industrial environment. Numerous factors can cause accidents, ranging from overexertion to mishandling of hazardous materials. There are also a multitude of variables that can contribute to or influence a workplace incident. Following are eight of the most common causes of accidents in the workplace: Lifting… Read More »

Commit to Being More Coachable at Work

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Candidates for any job need to show professionalism and experience. You may be wondering; how can I stand out among the rest? If you’re seeking construction work, you’ve got to be willing to make tough calls and share some serious responsibility. As an employee in a competitive industry, you have to be prepare for intense… Read More »

Why its Time to Incorporate Wellness into Your Company Culture

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It’s hard to deny that hiring in the construction industry has become increasingly difficult over the past few decades.  One way to attract potential employees is to focus on your company culture. Qualified workers are reluctant to overexert themselves for a company that doesn’t seem to care about their needs. Modern workers admit to feeling… Read More »

Tips for Maximizing Construction Project Management

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Managing work on a construction site can be overwhelming. Whether it’s the day to day emails or large scale building projects, you need to have your work in order. Staying organized is essential to getting everything done. Being able to coordinate tasks and delegate responsibility is essential to being a construction project manager. Here at… Read More »