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Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category

Deep Dive into the Top Trends in Construction

Each year, top journalists and researchers across the nation do a “deep dive” to provide the construction industry with insights into trends that change our landscape.  In one such publication, Construction Dive, authors Kim Slowey, Laurie Cowin, Joe Beeton and Kathleen Brown focus on the biggest factors impacting our industry in 2019.  Before we examine their findings, let’s examine some of the key attributes of our industry which are driving these trends.  (more…)

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The Importance of a Near-Miss

We spend a great deal of time at McKenney’s on the behavioral side of injury prevention.  We believe that by understanding the root causes of incidents we can better plan and act in a way to prevent future accidents from occurring.  This is the predictive side of Safety.  In a similar way, we can examine and document the activity on a site that results in a Near Miss.

 

So, what is a Near Miss? (more…)

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Employee Engagement in Safety

As Safety of ALL involved on a project is our #1 priority at McKenney’s, we know employee engagement in our policies and procedures is at the heart of the matter.  When an employee is TRULY engaged, they are fully invested in both their own work and the performance of their company. 

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Revisiting The Roadmap to World Class Safety: Six Leading Core Indicators

In a previous blog post, we highlighted the concept that a large percentage of jobsite incidents could be preventable if certain common causes were identified and eliminated.  (more…)

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Cold Weather Alert

It is that time of the year when temperatures begin to drop towards freezing levels, especially during early morning hours in outdoor environments. 

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