Safety culture encompasses “the deeply held, but often unspoken, safety-related beliefs, attitudes, and values that interact with an organization’s systems, practices, people, and leadership to establish norms about how things are done in the organization,” … about Safety Culture and Safety Climate: What’s the Difference?
With all the safety courses and toolbox talks going on, it’s hard to imagine that anyone on a construction site today can forget to put on safety glasses, wear a hardhat, safely climb a ladder, … about Only You Can Prevent a Safety Violation
It’s not easy for superintendents to ask for help managing construction projects when they’re expected to be superhuman. But not asking can lead to disaster. The best approach is to recognize that you need help … about Superintendent’s Guide to Knowing When to Ask for Help
Preparation and prevention. Do you find yourself allocating resources at your workplace in a way that fails to balance both? As technology continues to improve, so do many of the risks that threaten the everyday … about Preparation Vs. Prevention: Properly Dedicating Your Resources for Workplace Safety
One of the toughest aspects of a superintendent’s job is safety. They often visit work sites to ensure everything’s in order from a safety perspective. But, as soon as they walk away, someone removes a … about How to Make Your Superintendent the Safest Super in the World
Others’ perspectives teach us, and help us see things differently. If you are managing a busy construction business, or aspiring to, the lessons and experience of other leaders offer plenty to think about. Here are … about The Best Advice Given by Construction Executives
Lack of fall protection and improper use of scaffolding contributed to nearly 40% of construction fatalities in 2014. While the industry voices concern over the high fines for these violations, the damage is far greater … about Construction’s Deadliest: The Top 5 OSHA Violations (and How to Avoid Them)
Over the span of his 40-year career in safety, Rich Baldwin, director of Health, Safety and Environment for Denver-based PCL Construction Enterprises (the sixth largest construction company in North America) notes that he’s worked for … about Has Your Leadership Drawn the Line in the Sand on Safety?
Government construction work is always at the mercy of budgets, politics, and the economy. While federal budget and infrastructure talks are a long way from making any big changes in federal contracting over the near … about 6 Government Contracting Trends for 2017
While project owners are so focused on the build itself, general contractors and project managers know that what happens before and after the build are equally (if not, more) important. It’s really all about how … about Beyond the Start and Finish: Connecting Pre and Post Construction