All Safety & training Articles

Bouygues offers 1,000 training positions
France-based construction firm launches digital work-study campaign to attract new workers to the industry
Covid-19 and construction
The Covid-19 pandemic has changed many things in the world, including construction
Mtandt to distribute Web Deck
Suspended access specialist Web Systems signs up Mtandt for its Web Deck product in India
Serious Labs offers VR training for HS2 MEWP operators
Serious Labs launches pilot VR training program for UK’s HS2 partnership Align JV 
German associations act on Covid safety measures
Three of Germany’s largest construction associations back further Covid-19 safety measures
Procore partnership to provide training and education to minorities
Members of US Minority Contractors Association (USMCA) to receive free Procore product training
Easybook Training tops 11,000 courses
Online training site for researching and booking safety and health courses now offers more than 11,000 classes
US contractor the first to use Opti-Clean Cube to fight pandemic
Modular walk-through station disinfects personnel before entering/exiting job sites
New touchless app streamlines job site check in process
Safe Site Check In aims to reduce spread of Covid-19 while protecting personal health data
North America’s top contractors aim to minimise exposure to coronavirus
Firms are using everything from basic hygiene to collaboration technology to keep people safe
Tower cranes and the coronavirus
Advice from CPA on what to do with tower cranes left unattended for months as sites close due to coronavirus
JLG’s Augmented Reality App aids project planning
Allows users to place to-scale 3D equipment model in their work environment
Serious Labs launches seated simulator
The Universal Motion Base (UMB) is used with heavy equipment VR simulators, including telehandlers, skid steers and excavators 
Group files petition with SAIA to end ANSI appeals
Aerial industry stakeholders demand approval for ANSI A92 standards on March 1, 2020
AEM announces ConExpo Workforce Solutions Area
Workforce Solutions Area at ConExpo show to help manufacturers engage with ’employees of the future’
AI tech to combat bridge and tunnel collapse
AI system developed by start-up company Dynamic Infrastructure creates visual ‘medical record’ for infrastructure assets
Singapore workers to be upskilled in digital tech
Surbana Jurong and Singapore-based union, BATU, to establish training committee
Intelligent helmets in use in China
Intelligent PPE utilises camera and communications to help improve site safety through management app
White paper: improving productivity & safety on high-rise jobs
More than 138 contractors and consultants worldwide completed the survey on high-rise projects
Construction’s skills shortage
The skills shortage is a big issue facing the construction industry, for both manufacturers and contractors
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