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Can I Be Fined for Not Wearing PPE?

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In many jobs, wearing PPE (personal protective equipment) is a crucial aspect of remaining safe, and it is extremely important for both companies and individual workers. Many employees recognise the importance of wearing PPE while on the job.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance for Federal Contractors

Best Practices Construction Law

On September 24, 2021, the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force released guidance detailing COVID-19 vaccination and other pandemic-related workplace safety requirements for federal contractors in accordance with the Executive Order issued by President Biden on September 9, 2021.

4 Ways PMs Can Use Job Cost Accounting to Make Construction Projects More Profitable

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Selling more isn’t always the best way to make more money. See 4 ways construction project managers can increase profit by using job cost accounting. Construction Best Practices

Reimagining How Construction Companies Capture Progress Tracking

Speaker: Felipe Engineer-Manriquez, Christopher Gagliardi, George Hedley, and Jason Nichols

Join our esteemed panelists for their discussion on the importance of progress tracking which ultimately touches upon every digital aspect within the construction cycle. Our thought-leaders' years of experience on the job sites can help you build a better future at your company.

Episode 8: Understanding the Gray Areas of Safety

Safety Services Company

You can put out standard after standard and write every safety plan in the world, but the truth is that the real work of safety happens in the gray areas. In reality, working in the field is not as black and white as the standards make it seem.

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Surveying – Its Meaning, Objectives, Methods & Principles of EDM

Learn Civil Engineering

The surveying can be originated from ancient Egypt. Generally, the great pyramid of Khufu at Giza was built about 2700 BC, 755 feet (230 meters) long and 481 feet (147 meters) high.

State of the Construction Industry: September 2021 Roundup

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Infrastructure bill stalls, labor crisis heightens, but the construction industry still showing good signs of health in September. Construction Technology/News

Seamless Seattle: A New Wayfinding System

The Constructor

Seattle, the emerald city, has emerged as one of the fastest-growing cities in the US. The city has developed into a technology center in the last.

The Case for Cleaner Construction

Construction Business Owner

The Case for Cleaner Construction. Alex Headley. Thu, 10/07/2021 - 08:30. According to data from the World Green Building Council, building and construction are responsible for 39% of all carbon emissions in the world.

Huh? Ugh! LOL: The Top Ten-tions of Construction Law and Contracts

Speaker: Matthew DeVries, Construction Law Attorney and National Blogger

The construction environment changed more in 2020 than any prior year—whether the parties were faced with government shutdowns, new health and safety restrictions, or overall financial strains. Yet, many projects remained on target and successfully reached the finish line this year. The rights and responsibilities of parties involved in a construction project are mainly dependent upon the contract or agreement between them, and there is no better time than to review your contractual obligations to identify risk pitfalls and ensure success. Join construction law attorney and national blogger Matthew DeVries as he discusses the top tensions on a construction project and how to avoid disputes.

What is Isolated Footing, Its Types, Shapes, Designs, Advantages and Disadvantages

Learn Civil Engineering

What is Isolated footing? Individual columns are supported by the isolated footing. They might be steeped or have projections in the concrete foundation. Steel reinforcement is given in both directions in a concrete bed for heavily loaded columns.

Straight Outta the Pandemic

Contractor Magazine

Newly elected PHCC president Joel Long faces some tall orders in the next year, but perhaps nothing as large as seeing PHCC members coming out of the pandemic healthy and thriving. Plumbing / Plumbing Contractor

Housing, Industrialized: Your Road Map to Off-Site Construction

Pro Builder

Housing, Industrialized: Your Road Map to Off-Site Construction. rbinsacca. Mon, 10/04/2021 - 14:02. For home builders, transitioning to off-site building methods requires an operational overhaul. John Caulfield, Contributing Editor.

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12 Pitfalls New Contractors Should Avoid

Construction Business Owner

12 Pitfalls New Contractors Should Avoid. New contractors face big challenges - is your new business built for success? Greg Ragsdale. Wed, 10/06/2021 - 10:29. New contractors, like all contractors, face challenges around workload: cash flow, staffing and contracts.

You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage.

Revibration of Concrete in Compaction, Its Effect, Methods by using Different Types of Vibrators

Learn Civil Engineering

What is Revibration in Concrete Compaction? That vibration that is provided to the concrete after some time, at the time when the concrete gets placed and consolidated properly is called Revibration of concrete.

Georgia: Gateway For Global Trade

Business Facilities

The Port of Savannah’s Garden City container terminal, the nation’s largest single-terminal operation, is adding more ship-to-shore cranes. The post Georgia: Gateway For Global Trade appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

Women Empowered by Habitat for Humanity

Pro Builder

Women Empowered by Habitat for Humanity. mbeirne. Fri, 10/08/2021 - 10:26. Having an all-female work crew allows women to ask questions they may have been ashamed to and try things that they thought they couldn't do.

3 Ways to Optimize your Parts & Components for Maximum Equipment Uptime

Construction Business Owner

3 Ways to Optimize your Parts & Components for Maximum Equipment Uptime. Alex Headley. Mon, 10/04/2021 - 07:45. Your business depends on the reliability of your equipment to increase profit and maintain a robust project pipeline.

Vee Bee Test – Its Principle, Apparatus, Procedure & Precautions

Learn Civil Engineering

What is the Vee Bee Consistometer Test? The Vee Bee test is performed to find out the workability of concrete. Workability depends on the flexibility, stability of concrete, and how much concrete is workable. The laboratory apparatus used to perform this test is called Vee Bee Consistometer.

Smith & Wesson Relocating HQ To Tennessee

Business Facilities

Firearms manufacturer will invest more than $125 million, create 750 new jobs with its relocation to Maryville, TN. The post Smith & Wesson Relocating HQ To Tennessee appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

A Colorful Perspective for Pros Who Paint in 2022

Pro Builder

A Colorful Perspective for Pros Who Paint in 2022. kcichowicz. Tue, 10/05/2021 - 13:51. Valspar’s 2022 Colors of the Year offer a curated palette of trending hues for professionals and DIYers. Valspar.

Tracking the Sun

Constructech

Despite the Flat Earth Society ’s claims, the world isn’t really flat, not nearly. Even the desert isn’t as flat as it looks with the naked eye.

3 Ways to Optimize your Parts & Components for Maximum Equipment Uptime

Construction Business Owner

3 Ways to Optimize your Parts & Components for Maximum Equipment Uptime. Alex Headley. Mon, 10/04/2021 - 07:45. Your business depends on the reliability of your equipment to increase profit and maintain a robust project pipeline.

California: Supplier Diversity Spurs Equity-Driven Development

Business Facilities

The Golden State has launched a program that promotes inclusive procurement as the prerequisite for a resilient supply chain.

Supply Chain Issues Force Builders to Find Alternative Materials

Pro Builder

Supply Chain Issues Force Builders to Find Alternative Materials. mbeirne. Thu, 10/07/2021 - 10:57. Contractors are more open to trying alternatives. Even if the substitution is more expensive, price is secondary to availability. But sometimes there is no option but to wait.

The State of the Construction Market

Constructech

The construction industry has been on a roller coaster the last two years, but where is the market at now—and where are we headed in the future? And perhaps, more importantly, will methods like design-build continue to surge? Let’s take a closer look at the state of the construction market today.

Demystifying Construction Accounting Software Training

Construction Business Owner

Demystifying Construction Accounting Software Training. How many hours does it take? Greg Ragsdale. Tue, 10/05/2021 - 10:06. Starting on new construction accounting software isn’t just a cost commitment. It’s a time commitment.

Fiserv To Invest More Than $105M In New Jersey Expansion

Business Facilities

The global financial technology company will bring nearly 2,000 jobs to its new hub in Berkeley Heights, NJ. The post Fiserv To Invest More Than $105M In New Jersey Expansion appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

Living Now: America at Home Study Concept Home

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Living Now: America at Home Study Concept Home. ibush. Mon, 10/04/2021 - 16:26. Designed and built based on extensive consumer research, Barnaby delivers the goods for single-family post-pandemic living. Teri Slavik-Tsuyuki.

How to Keep Your Pants Up When You Have a Big Belly

Work Gearz

Have those extra muffins and waffles come out of hiding? Well if it has, that belly is indeed going to have some issues with your pants. . The struggle of keeping the pants up with a big belly is indeed real. Nobody wants to keep pulling them up and adjusting the belt all the long.

Public Sector Facilities Management Professionals – NOW IS THE TIME FOR CHANGE

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Public Sector Facilities Management Professionals – NOW IS THE TIME FOR CHANGE. The historically high levels of economic and environment waste associated with public sectors buildings and other forms of physical infrastructure are simply not sustainable.

What is Staircase – Its Types, Components & Requirement of Good Stairs

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A building either residential, commercial, or multi-story building, the stair is definite or precise arrangements that give or provide us access from one floor to another floor or to each floor of a building. In other words, It is an arrangement provided for vertical movement of people residing or living in any building. What is […]. Civil Engineering Components Introduction requirement Stair Staircase types