Safer Project Sites Through Battery Powered Tools

2019-11-26T18:00:52-05:00December 5th, 2016|Hardware, Review, Safety, Technology|

One of the more difficult hazards to manage Construction project sites is falls. Same level falls were always tricky to prevent and manage from both the training and implementation sides of the table. One of the key hazards in most accident investigations for same level falls was objects in the walk path. By this I


Apps for Construction: Safety (2016)

2019-11-26T18:01:05-05:00September 6th, 2016|Apps, Safety|

Last year I started a series of posts about new safety apps for construction projects. Many Safety professionals have mentioned to me that is is difficult to keep up with the constant release of new apps available. It seems like every week there a new platform is released to help improve safety workflows for construction projects.


2015 AGC IT Conference Recap (Part 3) Wearables

2019-11-26T18:01:19-05:00August 10th, 2015|Apps, Events, Safety, Technology|

This is Part Three of my coverage from the 2015 AGC IT Conference Recap from Chicago. The conference showcased several amazing presentations and demonstrations of new and cutting edge technology for the construction industry. On Friday Morning I presented my thoughts of the state of Apps In Construction. A few of the highlights from my presentation


FieldLens App Review

2019-11-26T18:01:21-05:00July 6th, 2015|Apps, Review, Safety, Technology, Workflow|

What is it... FieldLens is a web based platform for communicating issues to team members on construction projects. FieldLens (FL) offers mobile apps for Android and IOS Smartphones, the app will also work on tablets too. The website allows users to create projects, create custom fields, and view reports. The platform is Integrated with Box,


AGC Georgia Construction Professional Conference Debrief #1

2019-11-26T18:01:22-05:00May 25th, 2015|Apps, Safety, Technology, Workflow|

On April 29th I participated in a panel discussion about the "Day in the Life of a Construction Professional" with technology at the AGC Georgia Construction Professional Conference. The panel provided an overview about how they each use apps and mobiles devices to complete different workflows on construction projects. The panel consisted of several construction


The Guru’s Gathering: A Collection of Blogs for Construction April, 24 2105

2019-11-26T18:01:23-05:00April 24th, 2015|Apps, Leadership, Safety|

Every week the Construction App Guru will post links to interesting blogs that are relevant to the construction industry for technology, leadership or training topics from other Thought Leaders. Check out these blog posts from... The Construction Industry is Finally Focusing on People! (By Brent Darnell) Okay, by now most of you know that emotional


The Five Workflows for Apps on Construction Projects (Safety)

2019-11-26T18:01:23-05:00April 20th, 2015|Apps, Safety|

My current app series focuses on The Five Workflows for Apps in Construction that construction professionals can use. This week I will explore the realm of safety apps for mobile devices. Do you remember in the old days (I.E. 2009) when construction Superintendents and Safety Coordinators had to document tasks such as safety inspections and accident


The Guru’s Gathering #2

2019-11-26T18:01:26-05:00January 16th, 2015|Apps, Program Development, Safety, Technology|

Every week the Construction App Guru will post links to interesting blogs that are relevant to the construction industry for technology, leadership or training topics. 1. The BIMsider: Some Thoughts on BIM Mangers: "I’m was going to start off this years first weekly Roundup with 3 post all linked together about something I fight for


Cold Stress Training Guides and Resources

2019-11-26T18:01:26-05:00January 15th, 2015|Safety, Training|

Do you have workers exposed to the recent cold temperatures? Many construction projects start out the winter and the employees working on them are exposed to extreme cold temperatures. What are the best methods to protect employees working out doors is freezing temperatures? Check out what @ericsafetyman has posted this week to use in training