What is AI in Construction? Exploring the Benefits of Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence (AI) has been popping up in conversations for some time now. Still, its relevance to the construction and industrial sectors is not always clear. However, AI technology is transforming these industries, making processes more efficient, improving safety, and increasing productivity. The potential of AI in construction and industrial companies is vast, and it's essential to explore its impact on these sectors. Let's look at how AI is utilized in construction and industrial companies, its benefits, and its challenges. We'll also provide examples of how AI technology is popping up in these sectors and explore the opportunities it presents for entrepreneurs and business owners. Let's dive in.
Mastering Success: 5 Habits of Top Construction Owners
Today we explore the world of construction safety management and business success. This post delves into the habits that set apart top-performing construction company owners. Whether you're an aspiring business owner or seeking to take your construction company to new heights, adopting these five essential habits will help you master success in the industry.
Top 5 OSHA Violations in 2022, Is Your Team Aware?
At the end of each calendar year, OSHA releases a valuable resource for EHS Professionals. Their report addresses the most common OSHA violations observed in the workplace and lists them in order of frequency.
Calculate Your OSHA Dart Rate!
How do serious workplace injuries impact your business? The OSHA Days Away, Restricted or Transferred (DART) rate is an excellent tool for measuring these recordable incidents' effect on a business over time.
While the DART rate is used by OSHA to follow and assess trends in high-risk industries, EHS managers can use the data from the DART rate to continuously improve their company’s Safety Management System.
Woodshop Safety: Best Practices for Working with Your Hands
Woodworking is an intriguing hobby; there's nothing more relaxing than using your hands to create something meaningful and unique. However, similar to construction and oil & gas, if you don't follow basic workplace safety rules, it can become a hazardous activity.
Easier Ways to Calculate Your Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR)
Companies large and small care about safety, and rightfully so! Classic office building employees may not consider the possibility of bodily harm the same way live construction site workers do, but in reality, TRIR (total recordable incident rate) is just as important in both scenarios.
Anger: Just One Letter Short of DANGER
If you have angry workers in your department or you yourself are angry, you may end up reporting more injuries on the job. A recent study by the Annals of Family Medicine found that high levels of anger increase the risk of injury. Angry people are more likely to sustain injuries serious enough to require emergency medical care, and the risk is higher for men than women, says lead author Daniel Vinson of the University of Missouri.