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6 Electrical Hazards on the Jobsite Part 2

As one of the “Fatal Four” as designated by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), electrocution caused over 8 percent of construction deaths in 2016. That being said, electrical safety is always a high priority on the jobsite. Recognizing electrical hazards is the first step to correcting them and keeping workers safe. One of our […]

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6 Electrical Hazards on the Jobsite Part 1

You probably know that electrocution is one of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) “Fatal Four” in the construction field. That means that a large percentage of jobsite accidents are caused by electrical hazards, often leading to OSHA citations. Learning about electrical hazards can help keep your jobsite and workers safe. An Orlando construction […]

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Lockout/Tagout Safety on the Jobsite Part 2

If someone has had to repair machinery or do electrical work on your jobsite, you might already be familiar with some lockout/tagout standards. For example, if you needed an HVAC unit onsite repaired, you may have seen the corresponding breaker locked and tagged to keep the repair specialist safe while performing the repair. In part […]

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Lockout/Tagout Safety on the Jobsite Part 1

Without energy like electricity on jobsites, nothing would get done, but just because it’s common does not mean it’s always safe. Electrocution is one of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) “Fatal Four” in the construction field. However, all energy hazards, not only electricity, need to be taken seriously. It can be found in […]

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Reverse Mentoring in Construction: A Win-Win for Everyone Part 2

In the midst of lingering labor shortages, retiring construction workers, and disinterested millennials, construction companies are finding innovative ways to stay ahead of the game. Reverse mentoring is one of the ways in which companies are tackling technological changes and a widening skill gap in their workforce. Our Tallahassee construction law attorneys discuss reverse mentoring […]

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Reverse Mentoring in Construction: A Win-Win for Everyone Part 1

The construction industry has been experiencing a plethora of challenges as baby boomers continue to transition out of the sector, and it is no secret that the industry is having a tough time attracting millennials. Many construction companies have become proactive in their millennial recruiting efforts, but what happens when you pair older workers with […]

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What To Consider Before Getting a Construction Management Degree Part 3

If you are part of the construction industry, you already know it’s a rewarding yet challenging industry. You may be wondering whether getting a construction management degree could be the next step on this promising career path. Take it from a Nashville construction dispute attorney—higher education can be the best investment a person can make. […]

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What To Consider Before Getting a Construction Management Degree Part 2

If you work in the construction industry, you may be excited about this rewarding career path and wondering whether you should invest in higher education. There is no right or wrong answer to this question; however, it is definitely a decision on which you should spend some time and consideration. Fortunately, our experienced Nashville contractor […]

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What To Consider Before Getting a Construction Management Degree Part 1

If you are looking to begin or further your career in the construction industry, you may be wondering whether you should get a construction management degree. As with any choice regarding finances, education, and career path, this is a personal decision with no right or wrong answer. Our Nashville contractor lawyers are here to explore […]

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6 Signs Your Workers Need Additional Training Part 2

Employing renewed training efforts can help boost productivity, highlight potential leaders, and assess any lingering doubts about your workers’ skills. Continuous training is proven to elevate the overall success of your workforce, whether accelerating production or improving the quality of projects. In part one, our Orlando construction attorneys at Cotney Construction Law reviewed a few […]

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