Tag: construction sites

Construction Techniques

How Construction Inspection Software Enhances Safety Compliance

September 15, 2023

Via: ENR

If you’ve ever seen one of those movie-sized OSHA posters, you know the dizzying amount of rules and regulations that construction sites must adhere to in order to be safe. It makes sense, as construction sites continue to rank among […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

How BIM technology improves health and safety on construction sites

August 16, 2023


More than 1,000 workers suffer fatal accidents on construction sites across the United States every year. When it comes to non-fatal accidents, the number of recordable injuries climbs to nearly 70,000. Improving health and safety in the industry is a […]


OSHA inspected more construction sites last year than any other workplace

January 19, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

OSHA inspected construction workplaces last fiscal year more than it inspected any other industry, an agency administrator told attendees during a presentation at Associated General Contractors of America’s Safety and Health conference Wednesday. Stephen Boyd, deputy regional administrator of OSHA’s […]


Women on Construction Sites: Our Community Shares their Thoughts, Concerns, and Outlook for the Future

October 31, 2022

Via: ArchDaily

Site work has always been and remains a pivotal stage in forming our built environment. Most architects, designers or engineers have at one point or another been on the grounds and understand the importance of presence within the project development […]


NYC law targets construction sites as part of new rat abatement program

October 28, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

The new laws, which go into effect in April 2023, will affect both residential and commercial construction projects. Contractors will be required to pay for the cost of the exterminator service for the following work, according to the New York […]


Is nighttime construction work essential to the job?

September 29, 2022


Construction sites may have to employ night shift workers to get tasks done promptly without potentially inconveniencing the public. The construction industry is a massive field valued at over $1 trillion in the United States alone, making it an essential […]

Construction Techniques

University of Michigan researchers study robotic assistants for construction sites

April 6, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Construction work is often dangerous, dull, repetitive and can lead to short-term and long-term injuries as well as early retirement. Robotic assistants “have the potential of alleviating some of these issues in construction and helping overcome the sustained shortage of […]


Ukraine’s construction projects grind to a near halt

March 3, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

The once-thriving construction industry in Ukraine has ground to a near halt as the nation shifts into battling an invasion by Russia. Before the incursion, which began Feb. 24, construction sites across the country were booming in many different sectors, […]

Construction Site Safety, News, Regulations

New York City cracks down on construction site safety

June 10, 2021

Via: Building Design + Construction

This month, the New York City Department of Buildings deployed teams of enforcement inspectors to perform safety inspections at the city’s larger and more complex construction sites. The action followed the deaths of three construction workers over a two-week period. […]

Construction Site Safety, News, Regulations

NYC building inspectors crack down on large construction sites

June 3, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

“The recent spate of construction worker deaths in our city is tragic, senseless – and even worse, entirely avoidable,” La Rocca said. “The death of even one construction worker is wholly unacceptable.” During this sweep, DOB inspectors will be conducting site […]


A timeline of racist incidents on US and Canadian construction sites

October 19, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Since early this summer, Construction Dive has reported on a slew of racist incidents on construction jobsites, from racial epithets scrawled on the walls of portable toilets to nooses hung where Black workers would find them. In other incidents, workers […]

Construction Site Safety, Construction Techniques, Hazards

Wearable technologies for improved safety and health on construction sites

November 18, 2019


Wearable technologies are an increasingly popular consumer electronic for a variety of applications at home and at work. In general, these devices include accessories and clothing that incorporate advanced electronic technologies, often with smartphone or ‘internet of things’ (IoT) connectivity. […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Hensel Phelps secures FAA waiver to fly drones over populated construction sites

July 31, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

It would be useful to most contractors to be able to fly drones over their jobsites while activity is in full swing, allowing them to make more observations of the work in progress, the number of people on site and […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

How Technology Is Reshaping the Construction Industry

December 5, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

What do a pickup truck, a nail gun, a portable circular saw, a cement mixer truck, and a modern hydraulic excavator all have in common? The obvious answer is that they are all tools and equipment commonly found on construction […]