While no known technology can guarantee no damage to a building in an explosion, there are a few methods and materials in use today that can help minimize injury and loss of life.
Worldwide, there is a growing emphasis on delivering buildings that won’t just survive routine wear and tear but will also be able to handle extremes—heatwaves, power outages, and flash flooding. Jobsite consulted some leading Australian … about How We Can Build for Extremes Without Blowing Budgets
As other industries closed their doors for the better part of the year, construction sites remained open and fully functional thanks to a swift response and everyone’s willingness to cooperate. But it wasn’t just COVID-19 … about 2020: A Year of Safety Firsts for Australia’s Construction Industry
Safety in the construction industry isn’t something you learn overnight. Great safety leaders are born from decades of experience, on-site and in managerial roles, with plenty of life lessons in between.
With winter approaching and cases of COVID-19 on the rise, construction employers and workers are looking nervously into the future. Since much of the work is done outside, workers can take steps to social distance … about Keeping Canadian Workers Safe During COVID-19
Achieving ISO 9001 certification can unlock opportunities when it comes to doing major public sector projects and building client confidence. However, the process of obtaining and retaining said certification can be challenging due to the … about The Digital Edge in Obtaining and Retaining ISO 9001 Certification
Increasingly, companies are making the shift from paper-based safety approaches to digital platforms. There’s more to going paperless than simply less paperwork; the benefits of improving safety performance extend well beyond the worksite.
Historically, the construction sector has faced higher work-related injuries and costs than any other industry. However, the days of building with outdated quality and safety standards and expecting improved outcomes are long gone. If you … about How to Double Your Safety Benchmarks
Safety stand-down practices are often overlooked on jobsites, which can lead to injuries and work disruptions. See OSHA's best practice tips.
While most states and territories in Australia have already loosened restrictions on movement and business activity due to low or zero levels of COVID-19 community transmission, Victoria has not been so lucky.