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Are you Protecting Your Roadside Contractors?

Between 2015 and 2016, roadwork construction worker fatalities increased by 7%. The Federal Highway Administration attributes this rise to a few different factors: increased traffic, increased roadside construction projects and distracted driving. While we probably can’t control increased traffic and...
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Could this new OSHA Rule Affect You?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has recently proposed a rule that may affect your construction business. The rule would affect how to determine the competency of a crane operator and move the burden back towards the employer. Prior...
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UPDATE: State of the Construction Industry

In general, things are looking positive for the construction industry as it continues to grow. According to Dodge Data & Analytics, in December, the value of construction starts was up 12% from the previous month.  Overall, 2017 saw an increase...
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Construction Audits: Is your company prepared?

Let’s face it: no one likes to hear the word “audit” in any context. Unfortunately, construction audits are a reality for many construction projects. Audits are most likely seen in projects that involve contracts with a cost-plus-fee, cost-plus-fee with a...
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Dealing with Construction Fraud

Construction fraud is far more common than you think and goes largely undetected. In fact, Kroll’s Annual Global Fraud and Risk Report states that 70% of construction companies were a victim of fraud in 2016. In the construction business, fraud...
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