Preston Todd Delph, 58, an employee of Gateway Concrete Forming in Miamisburg, Ohio, died after the seventh-floor of a mixed-use development on Fourth and Race streets in Cincinnati, collapsed on him November 25. OSHA and the City of Cincinnati are investigating the incident.
The Texas Dept. of Transportation has suspended design work on Corpus Christi’s Harbor Bridge pending a safety review of plans prepared by FIGG Bridge Group, one of the firms faulted by the National Transportation Safety Board for last year’s deadly pedestrian bridge collapse at Florida International University.
Authorities say incessant rainfall in northwest Italy caused a Nov. 24 landslide that took out a 65-ft section of the Madonna del Monte viaduct on the A6 highway, which connects Turin with the coastal city of Savona.
Adverse and unpredictable weather conditions can wreak havoc on the ability to deliver construction projects on time and on budget. However, weather risk solutions are being developed and delivered to protect project income and lead to more predictable profit margins. Join this engaging discussion about deploying parametric weather solutions to balance risk and achieve better project outcomes.
The insurance market for contractors continues to evolve with specific coverages seeing difficult times for rates and capacity. Worldwide capacity for underwriting construction risk remains a challenge. We'll discuss best practices that are driving favorable market responses along with alternative risk financing techniques that contractors are using to better finance losses and control rate impacts.
During this webinar, we’ll discuss how working in a collaborative manner with input from agency leadership, employees and stakeholders can successfully create and-roll out entirely new, consistent protocols, supplemental training and hands-on instruction, and pilot programs that allow best practices to thrive and set the stage for positive outcomes.
Technology that gives managers better visibility about what’s happening on the job site in near real-time, gives them tools to spot and mitigate inefficiencies and risks before they become disruptions or expensive calamities. Project tech specialists will share how technology is helping to improve management’s ability to see what’s going on, while there’s still time for corrections to enhance production, profits, and safety.
Both public outreach during a project and crisis management when something goes badly wrong requires communication with the public. What are the strategies for each? What are the similarities? What are the differences? In this webinar, industry insiders will discuss keys to forming a communication structure during the public outreach phase of a project.
Data collection on the job site is crucial to construction project success. We'll discuss not only how to implement simple and reliable documentation practices to manage risks, but also how collecting the right data can help businesses save thousands in construction claims. They will also discuss how software tools can make data collection more efficient and transparent.