Renovating your office can give your business the makeover that it deserves, but a remodel project could also put your employees in danger if the right precautions aren’t taken. Here are four common dangers in office renovations and how to avoid them.
Moisture from water spills and other sources can cause walking surfaces to become slippery, which can be especially dangerous for employees who choose to wear dress shoes that aren’t often as good on slick surfaces. Placing slip-resistant mats throughout your office, hallways and other areas that experience high foot traffic will be to everyone’s advantage. It’s also important to stay on top of cleaning wet messes that can make surfaces slick and dangerous. Read More
As the days of autumn are about to set in, it’s a good time to perform a safety check around your industrial plant and implement any additional measures that are needed to keep your workers safe. Taking all the necessary precautions can help your staff avoid injuries and keep you out of legal trouble. Here are four industrial plant safety measures that you may need to take before fall comes.
Loose guardrails could eventually separate from walkways and stairways and cause employees to fall and seriously injury themselves. It’s important to check each guardrail to make sure that it’s fully secure and intact. Any nuts, bolts or screws that have come loose should be tightened with the appropriate tools so that they stay in place. Read More
The early days of any business can be financially rough. You’re trying to make your initial profit not just so you can get paid, but so that you can keep the lights on once your initial funding runs out. If you’re running a construction company, you might want to pay attention to some of these cost-saving tips.
Work with Big Teams
This one is a little counter-intuitive, but it does work. Most new construction firms have smaller teams because they’re looking to pay fewer people per job. If you work with a bigger team, though, you’ll have your crew working for fewer hours and thus pay less over the life of the job. This also has the benefit of getting you access to bonuses for finishing ahead of schedule and helps you to get a great reputation among the laborers and tradespeople with whom you’ll need to work on bigger projects. Read More