5 Trends in Construction Jobs this Year

Lower construction equipment emissions and ground up construction jobs are among the trends we’ll be seeing in 2015. A post on EHSToday.com also points out that safety is the top priority as the construction industry continues to evolve. “Some new devices we’ll see entering the market this year include carbon monoxide-detecting hats, which use noninvasive blood oxygen monitors to alert workers when they are working in areas with high carbon monoxide emissions, CO2 bricks and increased safety features for modern rigs and machinery,” writes consultant and blogger James White. This may even be a great opportunity for your safety or project managers to analyze your equipment and workforce in regard to safety, he says.