A Look at 2018 Mid-Year Unemployment Rates in Construction

Associated Builders and Contractors has released its analysis of the June 2018 construction unemployment figures, and the final report suggests trends that were occurring earlier in the year are continuing. Construction unemployment rose 0.2 percent from June 2017 to June 2018 using numbers not adjusted for seasonal changes in employment. Normally, a rise in unemployment […]

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Make Health and Wellness in Construction a Priority

In the construction industry, worker health should be a priority over everything else. All safety policies and work procedures should be done with worker’s health in mind. Not every construction company has a wellness program that helps look after worker health, but the good news is that some construction companies do. For example, a construction company […]

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4 Summer Safety Tips for Construction Workers

Working in extremely hot conditions can be dangerous for anyone, but the danger escalates for construction workers who are out in the heat all day and working hard. It is essential that construction companies have safety policies in place to keep workers safe during the hot weather, and regular training sessions during the summer to […]

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Construction Project

There are many ways to save money on a construction project, but few cost-saving methods have as many options as increased efficiency. When you can do more with the workers and materials you have in a faster time period without sacrificing results, you are going to boost profitability immensely. Increasing efficiency is something that can […]

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Construction Safety and OSHA’s Fatal Four – Avoiding Fall Hazards

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) oversees all construction safety throughout the United States. It is an organization that collects data on injuries and fatal accidents, and using that data OSHA has developed what it calls its “Fatal Four” of construction accidents. Falls are considered one of the fatal four, and there are many […]

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