Construction Opportunities Soar

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Construction industry opportunities break decades of records. It has taken many years for the economy to rebound from the economic downward spiral of 2008. This job market is expected to propel even further with the latest hurricane disasters bringing…

Benefits of Incorporating Safety and Teambuilding Into Your Project Kickoff Meetings

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Getting off on the right foot is important when construction firms begin new projects. When project expectations are not met, projects will have issues and disputes. Whether it is budget, schedule, or quality, it is critical all expectations are outlined…

Understanding OSHA 300 and Their New Changes

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No one wants to see an accident or an injury occur on their jobsite, but the reality is they happen daily across the US. OSHA requires documentation when these accidents occur. The construction industry is expected to file OSHA 300 forms yearly. The new…

Why Conduct a Safety Orientation?

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Working in the construction industry, safety is critical to ensuring your employees go home to their families. Workers move from jobsite to another and often times, they’ll miss a Safety Orientation Training. According to the National Safety Council,…

Staying Safe In Flood Debris Removal

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As the U.S. enters the hurricane season, many people begin to volunteer their time trying to make a difference and help their community. It is important as cleanup efforts are underway across the U.S., the employers and workers stop and evaluate a flood…

Gearing for Success through Training and Education

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Skilled tradespeople are becoming rare commodities in our nation’s workforce. There are though career opportunities galore available for capable, trainable individuals who can be developed into future skilled tradesmen and tradeswomen. Outside of having…

EPA Makes Strides in Monitoring Stormwater Systems

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In the United States, raw sewage overflows and inadequately controlled stormwater discharges from municipal sewer systems sending a variety of harmful pollutants, disease causing organisms, metals and nutrients that threaten our communities’ water quality. …

Do You Know the Standards for OSHA and Confined Spaces?

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  In today’s construction industry, safety on the job is often at forefront of our minds; largely due to the dangerous nature of our work. While tremendous focus will rightfully continue to be placed on injuries and fatalities that arise from…
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Handling Heat Related Challenges

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Don’t put your employees at risk working in the heat this summer. Take some preventive measures from HB NEXT to avoid a workplace incident on your construction jobsite. Did you know the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has…
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HB NEXT Congratulates Bermuda Graduates

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HB NEXT would like to congratulate nine individuals from the country of Bermuda for successfully completing the HB NEXT seven-week NCCER Structural Steel Ironworker training program. Bermuda is experiencing a tremendous boom in their construction projects…