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Driving Dangerously

AGC and HCSS released the results of their annual highway work-zone survey in May, and the key finding was that 60% of highway contractors reported motor vehicle crashes at their construction work zones during the past year.

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What Wildfire Season Means for Contractors Across the Country

Even under ideal conditions, construction sites present a clear risk to health and safety. While job-related injuries receive the most attention, environmental conditions also present a significant risk to the safety and success of projects everywhere.

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3 Tips to Help Prepare Construction Sites for Hurricanes

In August 2020, Hurricane Laura made landfall, traveling through the Gulf Coast and matched the strongest hurricane to hit Louisiana. This resulted in significant damage to homes and buildings and left nearly a million people without power.

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Keeping a Safe Distance

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, DPR Construction was facing a challenge many contractors were experiencing. A rash of infections had popped up at a San Diego jobsite that threatened their ability to stay on schedule.

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Construction Safety Week 2021 – Committed to Holistic Safety

In the construction industry, safety is a value and belief shared by all. Since 2014, national and global construction firms have joined forces during an annual industry-wide initiative designed to celebrate and promote a continued commitment to safety.

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Underground Utility Safety and Damage Prevention

Four years ago, I was invited to join the Gold Shovel Association (GSA) Board of Directors to help bring a construction industry perspective to the organization.

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