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The Future of Technology and the Construction Worker

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In the not-so-distant past, Rob McKinney was on a jobsite doing a safety inspection for his construction company when he spotted a worker “top-stepping” a ladder—with two feet on top of an eight-foot ladder working in the ceiling. McKinney, who … Continue reading

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Safety, Reflectance Make Way into IGMA Conversation

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Safety continues to be an area of focus for the glass industry. Mike Burk with Intigral stressed this point last week during the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) 2015 Winter Conference, which concluded Friday in Fort Lauderdale. Burk, who leads … Continue reading

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Speakers Cover Protective Glazing During GlassCon Global

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Energy performance, structural glazing and the future of architectural glass were big discussion topics during GlassCon Global, which concluded yesterday in Philadelphia. But the program also covered another critical topic: safety and security glazing. A number of presenters focused on … Continue reading

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Study Says Construction Safety Programs are Yielding Business Benefits for Firms

Contractors are reporting business benefits from instituting strong safety programs, according to a new report by McGraw Hill Construction on safety management in the construction industry. In particular, construction companies report a number of benefits due to the implementation of … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Steel Erector’s Push for Safety Aims to Save Local Taxpayers Money

Bennett Steel, an Oklahoma steel erector and fabricator, is kicking off a new push to complete a combined one million injury-free construction man-hours on its projects. As a large builder of both Federal and municipal projects, Bennett officials say that … Continue reading

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