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The Exxon Valdez oil spill. The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. The Mottarone cable car accident in Italy. What these accidents share in common is that they were preventable—if proper safety precautions had been taken, they most likely could have been averted. These and other large-scale events have garnered media coverage and public scrutiny. But smaller events […]

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Health and Safety Management Software

Simplifying Safety In the construction industry, everything has evolved alongside technology. As technology progresses, it makes daily tasks on a construction site much more efficient. Paperless options are abundant in our daily life. So why is it that safety has not made that transition?

Drug Testing in Construction: Is it Fair?

First off, this isn’t about whether you’re for or against drug testing. This is about my view on the severity of drug testing in construction versus other industries. Anyone who has worked in construction knows about drug testing. There is drug testing for pre-employment, random testing, industrial site testing and post-accident testing. It seems like […]

When Did Saturday Become a Work Day?

I have begun to notice a trend developing with the construction world that is very discouraging. That is, more and more companies are needing/wanting/demanding, that workers work on Saturdays.

Good Job Blog

Construction is a tough industry to work in, period. Tough people, tough bosses and long hours with tight schedules to meet. It’s loud, dirty, and dangerous. A lot is expected from these individuals on a daily basis, and rarely are they ever appreciated for it daily.  Why is that?

How to Manage People in Construction

How to Manage People in Construction Leave your ego at the door. Simple.