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Is Your Construction Project OSHA Compliant?

Is Your Construction Project OSHA Compliant?

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Construction Site Security, Jobsite Security, Mobile Surveillance, Security, Surveillance | No Comments

Is Your Construction Project OSHA Compliant? Boise construction company Alta Construction faces proposed OSHA fines of $106,000 for endangering workers by failing to follow safe trenching practices while building a 644-parking space garage, the Idaho Statesman reported. OSHA has stepped up its vigilance of trenching violations following the death of two workers and the injury of [...] More
Choosing Mobile Surveillance for Your Job Site

Choosing Mobile Surveillance for Your Job Site

By Carlos Hazbun | Construction Site Security, Mobile Surveillance, Monitoring | No Comments

Construction Tips: Choose The Right Mobile Surveillance Unit for Your Job Site When it comes to surveillance, construction sites don't have the luxury of more permanent fixtures, where systems cost thousands and are not easily moved around. But site theft and vandalism are serious issues and and managers need to secure their building, equipment and supplies. That's [...] More
Best Camera Solutions for Construction Projects

Best Camera Solutions for Construction Projects

By Carlos Hazbun | Construction Site Security, Jobsite Security, Remote Monitoring, Security, Surveillance | No Comments

Best Camera Solutions for Off-Site and Modular Construction Projects Off-site and modular construction projects have different security needs than other types of projects — they require a more portable, temporary security solution. They also involve different lighting issues. These sites’ temporary nature often raises questions about renting equipment rather than buying. Here’s a guide to [...] More
Mobile Surveillance: The Evolution of Drone Technology

Mobile Surveillance: The Evolution of Drone Technology

By Carlos Hazbun | Construction Site Security, Drones, Mobile Surveillance, Surveillance | No Comments

Modern Mobile Surveillance: The Evolution of Drone Technology Drone registrations are soaring. As noted by Fortune, more than 670,000 people have registered drones with the FAA over the last year, while massive retail companies like Amazon are testing out drone-based delivery services to help avoid increasing roadway congestion. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) play a role in [...] More
Four Ways Documentation Can Solve Your Construction Company’s Problems

Four Ways Documentation Can Solve Your Construction Company’s Problems

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Construction Site Security, Jobsite Security | No Comments

Four Ways Documentation Can Solve Your Construction Company's Problems Every job site at your construction company tells a story. Whether that story contains gaps and causes problems is up to you. Loss prevention, safety issues, permit denials and labor disputes all depend on your site's story, and something you need to make sure it all [...] More
4 Common Items Stolen at Construction Sites

4 Common Items Stolen at Construction Sites

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Construction Site Security, Copper Theft, Jobsite Security, Surveillance | No Comments

4 Common Items Stolen at Construction Sites (& How to Prevent Theft) Loss prevention is an enormous element of a construction company's budget. Although the National Equipment Register (NER) estimates between $300 million and $1 billion in equipment is stolen off job sites each year, there is no official registration like there is for car [...] More
The Comprehensive Security Plan: Your First, Best Line of Defense

The Comprehensive Security Plan: Your First, Best Line of Defense

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Construction Site Security, Jobsite Security, Security, Surveillance | No Comments

The Comprehensive Security Plan: Your First, Best Line of Defense Commercial building and construction sites come with inherent risk. More than 10 million Americans work in the construction field, but the combination of physical labor and on-site heavy equipment lead to a "higher rate of injuries and fatalities compared to other industries." Protecting workers demands [...] More
4 Reasons Construction Companies Fail

4 Reasons Construction Companies Fail

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Business, Construction Site Security, Copper Theft, Security | No Comments

4 Reasons Construction Companies Fail Many business owners in the construction or contracting business are fantastic craftsmen — the quality of their work is never the issue — but keeping up with the "preventative maintenance" of running a business is where many fail. According to U.S. Census data from 1989 to 2002, nearly 14 percent of all [...] More
Six Reasons to Invest in Construction Cameras

Six Reasons to Invest in Construction Cameras

By Carlos Hazbun | Construction Site Security, Jobsite Security, Remote Project Management | No Comments

Six Reasons to Invest in Construction Cameras Do you want better documentation of your project’s progress? Perhaps you’re interested in improving security on your jobsite, or do you want to be able to manage your projects remotely? Construction cameras applications aren’t limited to simple security but they can be used to verify onsite incidents to [...] More
Builders Risk: Qualifying for Reasonable Security

Builders Risk: Qualifying for Reasonable Security

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Construction Site Security, Jobsite Security, Monitoring, Remote Monitoring | No Comments

Builders Risk Insurance and Qualifying for Reasonable Security Builders Risk Insurance is something that you will inevitably have to contemplate if you are going to be constructing a new property — the policy will protect the developing structure and on-site building materials from damage and theft. When you apply for Builders Risk Insurance, however, you [...] More