Essential Workwear for Construction Professionals

Construction apparel can not only maximize comfort and performance but also help keep workers safe while on the job.

Laughter Provides Stress Relief

Unaddressed high stress levels can have a variety of negative impacts for workers in the construction industry.

Building a Safer Job Site

Job site safety looked a lot different just a few decades ago. Safety gear was mostly optional and visits from OSHA were infrequent.

4 Ways Through the Construction Labor Shortage

Labor shortages have become a hot topic. For Colorado’s construction industry, employee shortages are old (hard) hat.

Heightened Sense of Balance for the Building Industry

Mindfulness is a simple, practical, and effective way to enhance overall physical and mental wellbeing; it also offers social, environmental, and workplace benefits.

Wages, Education Indicators of Lower Construction Fatalities

High wages and an educated labor pool may be indicators of safer construction worksites according to an analysis done by John Mendeloff.

How to Conduct a Job Hazard Analysis

Detailing safety procedures in your employee manual is important. Safety procedures may be generic, but others are specific to a certain task.

Developing a Safety Plan and Safety Procedures

Once you get your initial safety plan implemented, it becomes a living document; year by year, you build, customize and improve your program.

Firing a Project Team Member

The ideal project team comprises a homeowner, architect, builder and designer who respect and understand each other’s expertise, according to Tim Barstad of TKP...

Beyond Falls—Suicide and Risk in the Construction Industry

That construction is a dangerous occupation is well established, but a less openly talked-about risk is suicide in construction.