Researchers flag insufficient training for construction workers on healthcare projects

New research has found that insufficient training for construction workers in hospital settings may contribute to fungal disease outbreaks that endanger patients......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkMay 13th, 2020

New bill calls for more pay, training for construction workers

A new bill proposed in City Council aims to secure better pay for construction workers on projects receiving government subsidies. The bill, proposed by Council member Ben Kallos, was introduced earlie.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJan 17th, 2019

N.J. to halt non-essential construction projects, adds provisions for retailers

New Jersey has expanded its restrictions on construction and retail stores and is seeking to have better protections of warehouse workers during the coronavirus outbreak. In an executive order, Gov. Phil Murphy moved to halt all non-essential const.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 8th, 2020

Construction projects continue in Wisconsin uninterrupted by coronavirus

As restaurants, stores and other businesses shut down in response to the coronavirus, contractors remain at work on the region’s large commercial projects while asking workers to practice social distancing and to clean more frequently. Wisconsin G.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2020

Trade group challenges St. Petersburg, Fla., ordinance on construction contract mandates

The Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of Associated Builders & Contractors filed suit against the City of St. Petersburg, Fla., over an ordinance that requires contractors to hire apprentices and disadvantaged workers in order to work on big city projects......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkDec 3rd, 2019

Construction safety deadline now days away

The deadline for providing sfaety training for workers at city const.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyNov 7th, 2019

Exploring the benefits of integrated project delivery in today’s construction market

Healthcare projects involve many stakeholders. One method to align stakeholders is through a construction delivery process called integrated project delivery (IPD). Through this process, the architect, construction manager, engineers, and other k.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2019

"Positive things" happening at growing Graceworks Lutheran Services campus, new CEO says

Graceworks Lutheran Services has several construction projects happening around its expansive residential Centerville campus, as well as investments in technology and workers with the right compassionate touch, the new president and CEO reveals......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 16th, 2019

New technology, aligning training with local trends among keys to workforce development

Overcoming a shortage of construction workers will require new approaches by the industry, according to a new NAIOP report. Key findings include: — Contra.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkAug 6th, 2019

Construction Watch: Health care projects keep contractors busy

Contractors were busy this summer with new health care projects popping up around Albuquerque, and it's only going to get busier. Presbyterian Healthcare Services just opened a new facility that combines urgent and emergency care. Presbyterian op.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 22nd, 2019

Uber, Lyft, TaskRabbit and others may face seismic shift in labor laws

Gig worker legislation working its way through the Legislature may morph contract workers into employees — a move that could also reverberate through the construction, trucking and healthcare industries and beyond......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 14th, 2019

Calls to speed up safety law after construction deaths last week

Following a week in which three construction workers died in separate workplace accidents, a city councilman is renewing a push for the implementation of a construction safety training law passed in... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 21st, 2019

GAIL to roll out training programmes for unskilled workers in Odisha

The projects are being launched on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Madhusudan Das, who laid the foundation of industrialization in Odisha.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 27th, 2018

City settles on construction safety-training requirements

The de Blasio administration will require construction workers to have 40 hours of safety training as part of a new law, officials announced Wednesday. Details about the number of hours and the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 10th, 2018

D.C. local worker requirement not being met

A recent audit of Washington, D.C.’s First Source mandate that requires local workers be given employment preference on construction projects funded with tax dollars shows that the requirement is not being met......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJul 11th, 2018

DOB extends construction safety training deadline

The New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) has extended the deadline by which many of the city’s construction workers will need to have at least 30 hours of safety training, and by which construction supervisors will need.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyNov 15th, 2018

Hunt Cos. breaks ground in Kalaeloa for VA clinic, Gentry Homes projects

The first phase of construction, which will start this summer and continue for two years, will focus on road improvements at the former Barbers Point Naval Air Station......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 24th, 2021

IPO Report: Figs IPO: 5 things to know about the healthcare apparel company before it goes public

Figs Inc., an apparel and lifestyle company for healthcare workers, has filed to take the company public, eight years after the co-founders started the company by selling products out of their cars......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 24th, 2021

Moderna CEO says some Americans could start getting a COVID-19 booster shot as soon as September

People who are at highest risk from COVID-19, like healthcare workers and the elderly, could require a third shot this fall. A person receives the Moderna COVID.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMay 20th, 2021

The ongoing chip shortage is expected to cost the auto industry $110 billion this year, almost double analysts" estimate from January

A consulting firm projects that nearly 4 million fewer vehicles will be sold this year, up from an expected shortfall of 2.2 million. Workers build Ford F-150 trucks at one of the automaker's assembly plants.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 14th, 2021

Denver airport CEO Kim Day to retire, search for replacement begins

Under Day's tenure, the airport underwent several major construction projects and had significant airline growth......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2021