The coronavirus pandemic has sent shockwaves through nations and economies, from disrupted supply chains to restrictions on social interactions to slow the spread of the virus. For many construction sites throughout Australia, however, work continues.
Global focus on the spread of the illness is coupled with a deep preoccupation—the idea of an economic slowdown; a fear that productivity—everywhere—will grind to a halt.
Here is some reliable information that can help you stay healthy and prepare your construction business for the potential problems stemming from what is now a global pandemic.
Statistics show that even though the construction industry accounts for about 9% of the Australian workforce, it accounts for 12% of workplace-related fatalities. Jobsite ANZ spoke to Safe Work Australia, the Australian Government statutory body … about Safe Work Australia’s Guide to Preventing Jobsite Accidents
The impact on your project budget and schedule is painfully evident, but there’s another cost to rework that’s less obvious — job-site safety.
How much do you know about construction safety? Answer these questions to find out if you are a safety hero or if your safety knowledge could use some work.
According to an analysis by AEC Business, new research is shining a light on how improved situational awareness can help workers be more productive and companies more profitable.
Where does your company sit on the safety spectrum? According to a new report from ACA Research, a lot depends on the integration of your safety practices and proper identification and management of risks. Procore … about Improving Safety for Everyone on Construction Sites
Safety technology and best practices for general construction site safety have come a long way in recent years. However, by the numbers, construction still remains one of the most dangerous professions there is.
The AIHA has identified four key health hazards of the construction industry: material handling, noise, air contamination, and high temperatures. Just like with other safety issues, it is important that construction workers are aware of … about Top 4 Job Health Hazards and How to Prevent Them