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Taking responsibility and defining the finish line are two things project managers should do as construction work is slated to get underway.  This post, written by David Whitemyer, also suggests that team leaders not only introduce their members, but really tout their talents. Whitemyer is a PM at Brent Johnson Design in Boston. He contends…(Read More)

The demand for project management skills in construction and infrastructure in Qatar have hit crisis numbers.  The shortage is so severe that some say it could impact preparations for the FIFA 2020 World Cup. Leaders in the region have created educational programs with core PM competencies for working in construction jobs. reports the…(Read More)

Ice, snow and frigid temperatures around the U.S. remind us to keep close tabs on the conditions affecting those who have jobs in construction. Dressing in layers, staying dry and being hydrated are often mentioned during winter months. This checklist of questions from Hanover Insurance offers different insights on how the elements affect the…(Read More)

There are strict requirements from OSHA about who can lead your safety training programs, and for good reason. As construction jobs continue to grow with the uptick in the economy, you’ll need qualified trainers to work with your teams. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration mandates specific credentials for trainers. For example…(Read More)

Measuring vibration levels in factories, construction vehicles, building and machines is an important step in preventing injuries. Engineers, machine designers and technicians who specialize in this area can typically assess how repeated exposure to high level vibrations can potentially injure—or kill—someone. Hand-held tools such as grinders and sanders can compromise physical dexterity…(Read More)

Construction is back on track. So says a post published by Occupational Health and Safety News. reports that construction’s unemployment rate fell to 9.8 percent last month. In January, 2014, unemployment in the construction sector was 12.3 percent. The Associated General Contractors of America says projects are brisk this year…(Read More)

Keeping up with changing regulations issued by the U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration just got a bit easier. The Mobile Safety Solutions App is a freebie that has the full text of OSHA rules for General Industry and Construction. “The app contains new and useful features to improve guidance to all compliance needs…(Read More)