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Prioritizing Worker Wellness: Combining Education and Technology for Injury Prevention

Construction is risky business. According to OSHA, one in every five private sector worker deaths in 2017 (the latest year recorded) was in construction. That’s 971 fatalities. A dedicated wellness program, with an emphasis on physiologically informed safety knowledge, is a smart effort for any construction organization. It helps with injury prevention and differentiating that company as an attractive employer.

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Tracking Jobsite Workers with Wearables Boosts Safety and Productivity

Photo credit: United Rentals If a worker fell on the jobsite, how fast would the operations and safety managers learn about the incident and be able to locate the worker to render assistance? BY HELGE JACOBSEN, VICE PRESIDENT AND GM – ADVANCED SOLUTIONSUNITED RENTALS® A MEMBER OF MULTIPLE AGC CHAPTERS When a construction company hires a subcontractor for a big ...

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As Drone Technology Takes Flight, Data Storage Becomes Key

With the popularity and complexity of drone technologies, storing and analyzing the data can create challenges for contractors. Members and vendors have taken different approaches to turning that data into useful images and models.

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Doing More with Less

As AGC signs off on the 1000th CM-Lean certificate, the program's principles have reached a tipping point. The industry is primed to benefit.

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AGC Georgia Names Brian Keaton as 2019 Leadership Award Winner

Choate Construction Superintendent Brian Keaton received the prestigious Safety Leadership Award from AGC Georgia recently. In addition, 686 individual superintendents and foremen with no loss-time accidents or recordables from around the state received the Ron Amerson Supervisors’ Safety Award.

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The Importance of AEDs on Construction Sites

BY LINDSAY ATHERTON VICE PRESIDENT OF NORTH AMERICAN AED SALES THE DEFIBSHOP Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a leading cause of death in America. Despite this fact, there is still a serious lack of awareness which makes it an even bigger problem. Currently more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur in the United States each year, of which more than 90 percent are fatal. This means that there are ...

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Supercharge Your Industry Peer Group to Drive Innovation

Industry peer groups are a great way for companies to break out of their bubble and share valuable insights with one another. Often though, CEOs and CFOs aren’t getting the most out of them.

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