Safety technology and best practices for general construction site safety have come a long way in recent years. However, by the numbers, construction still remains one of the most dangerous professions there is.
On 1 July, NSW will reach a key milestone in building industry reform whereby compulsory registration for practitioners involved in design and building work legislation will be enforced. As a follow up to changes announced … about What Developers Need To Be Doing Ahead Of The NSW Building Reforms
Safety stand-down practices are often overlooked on jobsites, which can lead to injuries and work disruptions. See OSHA's best practice tips.
While construction companies need to focus on the “fatal four,” they also need to stay on top of emerging safety and health risks.
Training for workplace safety on Australian construction sites has led to measurable improvements in the rate of injuries and fatalities. As the industry strives to address the issue of construction quality failures, there is a … about Why Training is the Key to Turning QA Policy into Onsite Practices
Over the past two decades, injury rates across Canada have been on the decline—and everyone can agree that’s a good thing. A systematic approach to safety and a focus on enforcement have certainly been helping. … about Top Construction Safety Risks in Canada
The hardhat has steadily evolved since it first became popular during the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge in the 1930s. Initially made of canvas, they’ve since been made of everything from metal to fiberglass … about The Smart Hard Hat is Doing More than Keeping Workers Safe
Achieving quality outcomes in projects is one of the Australian construction industry’s most significant challenges. One way to accomplish this is by taking a holistic approach, with the right protocols and practices in place before … about Overcoming Barriers to Establishing Quality Assurance Protocols
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