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A Confined Space Rescue Plan Can Help You Avoid Jobsite Injuries

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Working in a confined space can be dangerous. A confined space typically has a limited number of entryways and exits. This makes it difficult to evacuate in an emergency. As a result, you need a comprehensive confined space rescue plan to ensure your workers can get out if their safety is at risk. The following… Read More »

Keeping Your Construction Team Safe: Workplace Safety Month

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Emphasizing the importance of construction safety is important at all times. This is especially true during June, which is Safety Month. As the temperatures and humidity rise, your construction team likely faces increasing risks while on the job. This is why taking precautions is even more important. Focusing on small steps can make a big… Read More »

Safety Isn’t Just Physical: 9 Mental Health Safety Tips

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The fact that May is Mental Health Month emphasizes how important mental wellness is. This is especially true for construction workers. Construction workers need to maintain mental wellness so they can devote their attention and energy to their tasks. This lets the workers meet the rigorous demands of their jobs and move forward on projects.… Read More »

How to Upskill Project Managers

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The United States is entering a time of unprecedented investment in infrastructure. This is good news for the construction industry. However, it raises concerns about whether the industry is investing enough in its workers to meet the growing demand. The construction industry remains one of the least digitized industries in the world. As a result,… Read More »

Get Your Construction Projects Back on Track

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Getting a construction project back to its baseline schedule is not easy. This is especially true for large-scale, complex projects with timelines covering years between launch and completion. Adverse weather conditions, material defects, equipment malfunction, supply chain issues, and labor shortages commonly impact on-time delivery. Overcoming these delays can involve having general contractors use the… Read More »

6 Ways to Develop and Support Leadership

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    Developing leadership skills in your team members is important for company growth. The more opportunities you provide your team members to take leadership roles, the more comfortable they will be. This creates a foundation to take on more challenging positions as your organization grows.   Follow these guidelines to develop and support leadership… Read More »

3 Ways to Make Construction Workers’ Mental and Physical Health a Priority

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  Safe and effective work on a construction site involves providing support for your workers’ mental and physical health. Workers who experience overall wellness are likely to pay close attention to their tasks, maintain optimal energy levels, and meet the rigorous demands of their jobs. This lowers the odds of taking time off due to… Read More »

How Technology Can Help Bridge the Skills Gap

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Like many fields, the construction industry has a significant shortage of skilled labor. This means there are not enough workers to create roads, repair buildings, and develop infrastructure. One way to bridge this gap is through technology. Raising awareness of the need for tech skills and the opportunities for growth in construction tech-related roles can… Read More »

2022 OSHA Updates

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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought rules, regulations, and other OSHA guidance that affect companies’ compliance requirements. Because you employ workers in the construction industry, you need to be aware of these updates. They include new rule drafts and national and regional emphasis programs that show OSHA’s current priorities. Here are some of OSHA’s latest updates… Read More »

How to Cultivate Long-Term Thinking in Your Construction Workforce

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The ongoing shortage of construction workers makes it more important than ever to retain your employees for as long as possible. One way to accomplish this is by developing long-term thinking among your team members. The more you encourage your workers to focus on their career development, the more likely they are to remain with… Read More »