A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

Renewing the Workforce

Construction is a large and complex worldwide industry constantly shaped by new information technologies, advanced materials, environmental policies, regulations and changing building methods. Most importantly, though, construction is shaped by people. Sustaining a strong industry requires attracting and valuing a skilled, career-driven, high quality workforce... who also like to build! How is the construction industry attracting the skilled workforce for future growth market demands? Do prospective candidates see construction as a viable career choice?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that there are more than 50,000 “struck by falling object” recordable injuries every year in the United States. There are nearly 116...
Creating a comprehensive accident prevention plan is crucial in ensuring the safety and well-being of craft professionals working on commercial construction jobsites.
The term “line of fire” is very common when talking about the hazards of a work task. Depending on the work being completed, there may be many different lines of fire or there...
Examine the benefits and advantages of skilled trade partner collaborations in supporting and enhancing the current and future commercial construction workforce.
A straight ladder should be placed at a four-to-one ratio, which means that the base should be 1 foot away from the wall or vertical surface for every 4 feet of height to the...
The scorching heat of Texas summer has arrived, and with it, the real possibility of illness or death caused by heat. According to The Weather Channel, the southeast Texas area...
Suspended loads can bring their own hazards into the workspace. To avoid any injuries, workers should not work on the load if it means they must be under it or walk under the load...
Preventable injuries, or “accidents,” are the fourth leading cause of U.S. deaths. Therefore, employers and workers must do everything possible to prevent these injuries from...
Can't find the right candidates for your jobs? Or maybe you find them but they don't stay very long?It's hard to achieve long-lasting results for your business if your workforce...