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Recent Storms Demonstrate Why Builders Risk Protection is Important

By on Oct 17, 2017 in Construction |

Building during hurricane season carries risks for entrepreneurs and construction companies. Storms tear into construction sites ravaging materials and destroying site preparation. Beyond the physical toll, construction companies shoulder extra staffing, transportation, and other costs due to delay. Construction continues year-round, regardless of hurricane season....

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Making Workers Safe With Guardrails

By on Oct 11, 2017 in Construction, Uncategorized |

Construction sites are active environments. Active transfer of people and materials creates the potential for anything to happen. Site safety is a regulated industry. Safety standards and guidelines in place by OSHA and the International Code Council help maintain site and worker safety These agencies recommend safety measures developed following years of real-world...

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Improve Construction Workforce Management to Reduce Risk

By on Sep 27, 2017 in Construction |

Building and construction managers know the importance of an effective workforce. In the trades, time is money. Businesses that want success must use every resource available to maximize workforce potential. At the same time, poor management increases risk, adding to insurance costs. Effective management will help grow your business, reduce overhead, and maximize...

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Substance Abuse in Construction on The Rise

By on Sep 22, 2017 in Construction |

Construction sites might not be as safe as you think! A recent Substance Abuse and Mental Wellness Services Management survey found the building and construction industry ranks high for substance abuse. The building and construction trades ranked second-highest for substance abuse disorder. This accounts for an incredible 14.3% of construction employees between...

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New Construction Safety Helmets Coming

By on Sep 16, 2017 in Construction |

Hard hats have long been a staple safety item for the construction industry. For years, builders and tradespeople have relied on traditional construction hard hats to keep them safe – but things are changing. Bloomberg BNA recently released a report highlighting an increased interest in new, high-tech construction safety gear. More construction companies are...

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Helping Construction Workers Beat The Heat

By on Aug 30, 2017 in Construction |

During the hot summer months, construction moves into overdrive. Workers in this industry are grateful for the work… and may be quietly struggling with the heat. If they’re not careful in hot weather, construction workers can suffer dehydration, muscle pain, and heat stroke. That’s for starters. To help out, here are some tips by Mike Flynn a health and safety...

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