This coming Monday is Memorial Day, a time to honor and consider those that have given their life in defense of our country or to make the world a better place. There have been many!
We know that construction workers engage in activities every day that may expose them to serious physical hazards. Away from the jobsite, construction industry participants also deal with extremely serious health issues, including drug abuse, and the highest suicide rate for any industry.
For proper construction risk management, you need to know the types of risks inherent in construction projects. These can be financial, contractual, operations, and environmental. They can be caused by both internal and external sources. Here are some of the most common risks faced in today’s construction market.
This Sunday is Mother’s day! Here at digBuild, we wanted to celebrate our mothers and the impact they have made on our personal and professional lives. Here are some stories our team wanted to share.
A career in a construction trade offers benefits like steady employment and competitive compensation. Construction trade jobs also typically involve frequent physical activity, which can help employees stay healthy. You do not need a college degree to enter a construction trade, which can make these jobs more accessible to candidates who have not attended a college or university.
Two of the biggest challenges facing the construction industry are mental health and substance abuse. Are they connected? Another age-old challenge that the construction industry has always faced is jobsite safety related to injuries and accidents. Cannabis plays into all of these concerns in a significant way.
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