We’ve found amazing optimism and growth as our economy roars back from an unprecedented national shutdown. Capitalism is answering the call in support of socio-economic shifts at an unprecedented rate, Federal and state governments are investing heavily in infrastructure to support the return to a booming economy, and construction is playing a major role in both.
Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction workers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 320 of the 1,008 construction fatalities in 2018 were caused by falls from elevation.
In this month’s edition of “What’s Trending in Construction,” we’re focusing on construction sectors that are seeing major growth and success in spite of the current climate.
Let’s be honest, we’ve all persevered through the less-than-fun task of creating construction administrative submittals, such as Accident Prevention Plans, Quality Control Plans, and Environmental Protection Plans, along with all of the other more specialized plans.
According to over 65% of respondents in a recent poll of construction companies, paperwork redundancy was the number one problem facing the industry.