The Risks of Disconnection in Field Service

Construction Marketing

The post The Risks of Disconnection in Field Service appeared first on Construction Marketing Association Blog. A successful field service business is built on service. But what exactly does this mean and what does it require?

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Climate Risks Increasingly Important In Real Estate Investment Decisions

Business Facilities

Real estate investors commonly view local climate risks — such as wildfires, frequent and intense storms and sea-level rise — as core factors in investment decision-making. Read: Climate Risks Increasingly Important In Real Estate Investment Decisions at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Risk management plan in construction – A practical guide

Lets Build

There is never a time when a construction company is not going to take at least a little risk with their projects. In that sense, it is no exaggeration to claim that an exhaustive risk management plan is a ‘must have’ in your construction operations. Nevertheless, putting together a functional risk management plan isn’t always. Construction construction construction risk management risk management risk management plan

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Mitigate Construction Risk at Project Closeout

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Risk and construction projects go hand in hand. The post Mitigate Construction Risk at Project Closeout appeared first on Viewpoint Surveyor. Best Practices Featured News Software Trends cloud based construction software construction collaboration construction document software construction project management construction risk construction software

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

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

Risk Management in Construction Projects

The Constructor

Risk management in construction industry is an important part of the project planning and management. Various risks associated with construction. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Management Construction Project

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Risk Exposure

Mr Ethics

Dear Mr. Ethics, There seems to be a growing trend in the construction industry whereby project owners are placing all risk on the design professional or contractor. Owners are assuming less and less risk exposure through contract provisions that assign risk away from them. Construction parties should be assuming that risk exposure that they control through their performance of work, services and/or actions.

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Risk Exposure

Mr Ethics

Dear Mr. Ethics, There seems to be a growing trend in the construction industry whereby project owners are placing all risk on the design professional or contractor. Owners are assuming less and less risk exposure through contract provisions that assign risk away from them. Construction parties should be assuming that risk exposure that they control through their performance of work, services and/or actions.

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LEED can Help Mitigate Legal Risks in ESG Disclosures

Green Building Law Update

This blog post highlights the legal risk associated with ESG disclosures and proffers that with green building practices companies can mitigate their legal risk while still being responsive to the trend of investor demands for more disclosure. Public companies in the U.S.

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How to Manage Catastrophic Construction Risk

Construction Business Owner

How to Manage Catastrophic Construction Risk. Manage construction risk on your construction projects better with a CPrL professional liability policy Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 04/21/2020 - 11:58.

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.

The Housing Market's High Risk, High Reward

Pro Builder

The Housing Market's High Risk, High Reward. The housing market has reached the high risk/high reward part of the cycle, and John Burns Real Estate managing principals Ken Perlman and Lesley Deutch call out the opportunities that can lead to those rewards .

Plan Ahead to Manage Change and Construction Risk

Viewpoint Construction Technology

How Can Contractors Manage Risk

Cyber Risks Concern Grow: Study

Construction Equipment

The Travelers Companies’ 2020 Travelers Risk Index found that fewer companies than last year have taken steps to mitigate cyber risks, even though the level of concern about these threats has increased during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The 6 Rules of Risk Mitigation in Construction Contracts

Construction Business Owner

The 6 Rules of Risk Mitigation in Construction Contracts. The slightest challenge can derail a project for weeks or even longer, causing profit margins to erode while also increasing the risk of potentially costly claims or litigation.

Is There Risk in Your Fleet?

Contractor Magazine

Learn the Risks - Take the Quiz

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4 Trends in Construction Risk to Watch in 2020

Construction Business Owner

4 Trends in Construction Risk to Watch in 2020. 4 big trends in construction risk that contractors should pay attention to in 2020 Elizabeth Manning. Wed, 01/22/2020 - 16:14.

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Construction Risk Management: What to do when your project goes wrong

Lets Build

There is a number of parameters that you should think about and an efficient management of the risk is surely necessary. In other words, you can’t really define risk on the exact same way in every construction project. Even within the same project, there may be distinct sources of risk. Check out this #awesome construction risk management guide Click To Tweet. How we could define risk in a construction project. Types of risk in construction. Legal Risks.

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Readers Respond: Don't shut down sites in high-risk areas

Construction Dive

In response to last week's survey, Construction Dive readers weigh in on whether jobsites should close to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus in states like Florida, Texas and California, where cases are surging

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Virtual Event Series Talks Risk Assessment, Management

Construction Equipment

Occupational safety and health professionals can learn how to effectively assess and manage the risks their organizations face by attending SafetyFOCUS: Risk Assessment and Management, a two-day virtual event offered by the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP).

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A Guide to Managing the Risks of Working at Height

Construction Business Owner

A Guide to Managing the Risks of Working at Height. Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:05. In 2019, 298 construction workers died because of a fall. Don't let your jobsite employees be a part of the 2020 data. Here's a fall protection guide for your team

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A New Year of Risk

Construction Business Owner

5 economic risks and construction-specific challenges contractors will face in 2019

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Study confirms construction during pandemic puts workers, community at risk

Construction Dive

New modeling quantifying the outbreak's effect on the Austin, Texas, market highlights the importance of mitigating the danger from construction work, as the activity could elevate the area's hospitalizations from 10,000 to 30,000

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What Ants Teach Us About Mitigating Project Risks

Contractor Magazine

How can you mitigate risk and equip your teams to make good choices? Technology

Petra Jordan: A World Heritage Site Under Risk

The Constructor

Petra is famous for its rock-cut monuments like sanctuaries, tombs, and temples. These monuments are located in the Shera alps of Jordan, situated. Architecture Case study Structural Engineering

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By predicting risk, AI tool shapes top firms' safety conversations

Construction Dive

to understand and proactively target the most pressing risks on their projects Contractors like Suffolk, Shawmut and AECOM are using Smartvid.io

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Autodesk machine learning tool ranks jobsite risks

Construction Dive

Construction IQ algorithms pore through thousands of safety and quality issues to steer project leads and executives toward those that are most urgent

The power of risk assessment

FDR Safety

But the fact is that resources and time are finite and that is where a very real-world tool, used extensively by professionals in finance, operations and other disciplines, becomes extraordinarily valuable to safety professionals – risk assessment. Simply put, risk assessment prioritizes the safety hazards in a workplace according to their severity and likelihood of occurrence. The truth is that in the workplace, as in life, there is no such thing as a totally risk free environment.

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The Dotted Line: Mitigating the risks of technology

Construction Dive

It's all about the allocation of risk, legal experts explain. Humans are responsible for computing errors just as they would be for a bulldozer mishap

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PTD Before Risk Assessment: A Historical Perspective

FDR Safety

This article will show that before risk assessment innovative initiatives that might currently be considered PTD efforts resulted from collaboration of safety and engineering personnel primarily relying on assessments of feasibility. Applying lessons learned from individual projects was problematic because no practical risk assessment methodologies were in use. The advent of risk assessment for manufacturing in the late 1990s established the foundation for today’s PTD initiatives.

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Evaluating Natural Disaster Risk In Site Selection

Business Facilities

Companies are asking themselves in the wake of these catastrophic and costly storms, are we adequately evaluating the risk of natural disasters when deciding where to locate new facilities? Natural disaster risk is an important site selection factor that has the risk of being overlooked when evaluated alongside factors such as workforce and logistics. . Hurricane Risk. Earthquake Risk. Wildfire Risk. Tornado Risk. By Amanda Taylor.

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Should contractors risk moving into niche building sectors?

Construction Dive

Construction firms should understand the challenges of a new line of work, including the possibility of slower payment schedules, diversity hiring goals and technology expertise

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Virtual event series spotlights risk assessment, management

Construction Equipment

Occupational safety and health professionals can learn how to effectively assess and manage the risks their organizations face by attending SafetyFOCUS: Risk Assessment and Management, a two-day virtual event offered by the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP).

Coronavirus: Who Will Bear the Risk & Cost for Construction Delays?

Construction Business Owner

Coronavirus: Who Will Bear the Risk & Cost for Construction Delays? Wondering who will bear the construction risk associated with project delays caused by the coronavirus? Elizabeth Manning. Tue, 03/10/2020 - 11:20. Find out what Peter Strniste from Robison-Cole had to say about the COVID-19 crisis

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Plan Ahead to Manage Change and Construction Risk

Viewpoint Construction Technology

How Can Contractors Manage Risk? Risk itself, especially risk caused by large economic forces, isn’t usually something individual businesses can control. That being said, the best way to manage risk in the construction industry is to have a solid game plan. But at its most basic level, strategic planning for risk management means deciding which changing conditions you should pay attention to, when your business will adjust to changing conditions and how you’ll respond.

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Resources ID Key Health Risks in Construction

Construction Equipment

Free resources from AIHA educate construction industry leaders about the health risks associated with construction work.

FERC Decision Puts State Renewable Portfolio Standards At Risk

Green Building Law Update

In the ongoing conflagration between “reliable power” and “clean energy” many may have missed when last month federal energy policy declared reliability the winner with renewable energy subsidies (e.g., state renewable portfolio standards) the loser.

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Minimize risk with integrated software

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Businesses succeed when good decisions are made

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The cost of allocating design risk to contractors

Construction Dive

Design flaws are a constant risk in construction, but the contractual allocation of that risk can sway considerably from project to project

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How to Achieve Acceptable Risk with TaBRA

FDR Safety

In past years I’ve written about the value of the ANSI B11 standards and risk assessment. Key to learning how risk assessment and feasible risk reduction work together is to undergo experiential learning. Presentation on risk assessment and feasible risk reduction. Participants better understand the reason why risk assessment must precede the determination of feasible risk reduction methods based upon the hazard control hierarchy.

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