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SAFETY*FIVE 👷‍♀️👷‍♂️. A Weekly Digest Of 5 Remarkable Safety Stories For EHS Pros (2021 - WK1)


SafetyFive Digest – Week of 01/04/2021

Keywords: SafetyFive, Safety Technology, Construction Safety, OSHA, Construction Tech, Construction Workers’ Safety, Awards, Influencers, Podcasts

HAPPY, HEALTHY & SAFE 2021!!

The entire SkillSignal Team wishes you, your teams and your loved ones a safe, healthy and fantastic 2021! We hope we can continue to inform and update you about what happens in the EHS industry.


This year, connect or give us a shout-out on Twitter so we can continue to create a community of informed safety pros who share the passion of safety and getting people back home to their families every day!

SAFETY #1: EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT FROM SKILLSIGNAL

We are THRILLED to announce that Felipe Engineer-Manriquez recently joined SkillSignal's Board of Advisors.


Felipe is National Lean Construction Director at McCarthy Building. He earned worldwide recognition for his trailblazing practice of Lean Construction, is an award-winning speaker, author and industry podcaster.


Please connect with him via his social media pages on Twitter and LinkedIn.


Make sure to follow Felipe's EBFC Show, followed by thousands worldwide. In each episode Felipe talks to an exclusive guest about easier and better Construction. Check below for a link to his recent show about Integrated Project Delivery (IPD).


Subscribe and listen to the EBFC Show on Youtube, Podbean, Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast app.


SAFETY #2: OSHA IS SEEKING NEW MEMBERS FOR CONSTRUCTION SAFETY COMMITTEE (APPLICATION DEADLINE IS 8 JANUARY 2021)

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is accepting nominations for individuals to serve on the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health.


The 15-member group advises the Secretary of Labor and Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health on developing standards and policies affecting the construction industry.


Nominations may be submitted at http://www.regulations.gov, the Federal eRulemaking Portal, by mail, or facsimile. Read the Federal Register notice for submission details.

The deadline for submissions is Jan. 8, 2021.


SAFETY #3: TECH KEEPS CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY WORKING, JLL FINDS (SOURCE: JLL AND COMMERCIAL PROPERTY EXECUTIVE)


For any informed EHS pro out there, it's not a surprise to know that the global pandemic has accelerated the growth and adoption of technology.


What you may not know are all the facts, the types of technologies and the proportions to which technology became a central and essential part of jobsite operations.


JLL is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. JLL shapes the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions.


Download JLL's full report for free or read the summary on Commercial Property Executive.


SAFETY #4: FOUR WAYS TO IMPROVE SAFETY ON CONSTRUCTION SITES

(SOURCE: INSC DIGITAL MAGAZINE)


INSC Magazine is an award-winning digital publication. Read their recent article about construction safety. They focus on 4 must-do's:


#1: Labour discipline

#2: Personal protective equipment

#3: Visual agitation materials

#4: Requirements for technological processes



Read the entire article here.


SAFETY #5: PODCAST - BUILDING WITH INTEGRATED PROJECT DELIVERY (SOURCE: THE EBFC SHOW WITH FELIPE ENGINEER MANRIQUEZ)


Building with the lean Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) method is incredibly powerful because of its proven benefits:

  1. 50% fewer injuries

  2. 20% faster

  3. 20% less cost

In this episode of the EBFC Show, Felipe Engineer Manriquez talks to James Pease, Executive Director of Design and Construction at UCSF Medical Center who's an expert on the subject of IPD with 20+ project delivered over the last 10+ years.

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