When you are fatigued you are also going to have trouble focusing, understanding, and solving problems. But, you still need to work the hours necessary to get the job done. Here is practical advice for managing your energy, starting with taking stock of how your personal choices affect your energy stores.
Flint officials said Tuesday they are a year ahead of schedule in tackling a court-mandated order to deal with lead service lines as the Michigan city recovers from its contaminated water crisis, but an environmental group that sued to make changes disputes the accomplishment.
With natural calamities now regularly impacting nearly every state, there’s little escape from the destruction. For construction business owners of all stripes, these weather events pose a double challenge—recovering the business and recovering the projects.
There’s a good reason for this lack of tolerance. Nearly 4,600 people die each year doing their jobs, and some three million are injured. The number one killer—falls.
If you’ve ever been to an Ikea, you know that picking up and putting together pieces of furniture rarely works out as planned. Maybe it takes a little longer, or you’re missing a part or an extra set of hands to help. Whatever the case may be, just like any construction project, if you plan ahead and account for a couple of delays here and there you’ll be in a much better place.
You have a 3.5% chance of getting ill or injured on the job while working in construction. It might not seem like a very high risk, but if you consider that you have just a 1.2% chance of being injured in a motor vehicle accident, your job is a greater source of potential pain and discomfort then you might have realized. Staying healthy when you work on construction jobsites requires paying attention to the prime factors that affect your health and your safety.
Cloud revisions have saved construction firms around the world millions of dollars in rework, when employed correctly that is. As noted by the Construction Industry Institute, construction firms tend to spend an estimated $15 billion a year performing rework on projects due to inaccuracies in the initial drawings. Luckily, construction tech like cloud revisions are just one of the incredible advancements that have made the worry of rework due to inaccurate drawings fade into the background.