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Success stories, market insights, best practices, and industry standards on Weather Controls® and weather risk in the construction industry and built environment

Five Wind-Borne Hazard Variables in the Construction Industry

Risk of debris impact and mitigation across the construction industry and built environment The Subcommittee on Wind-borne Debris of the Environmental Wind Engineering Committee of the Wind Engineering Division of ASCE sponsored the American Society of Civil Engineers...

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Recognize the environmental and workplace conditions that can lead to cold stress

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Weather Safety and Cold Stress in the Construction Industry

Recognize the environmental and workplace conditions that can lead to cold stress This article was first published by the NationsBuilders Insurance Services and is republished here with permission of the authors. © 2018 NationsBuilders Insurance Services, Inc. (NBIS)...

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Constructech Awards WeatherBuild Top Product 2019

Top Products 2019 – Building Up Elite Technology for a New Year WeatherBuild®, Decision Support Solutions for the Construction Industry and Built Environment®, is proud to announce that Specialty Publishing Media and Constructech, “Fierce Advocates for Construction,”...

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Wind — The Second Most Common Cause for Crane Accidents

Part 2 of a 2 part series on crane rigging and wind hazards in the construction industry and built environment This article was first published by the KHL Group LLP and is republished here with permission of the authors. © 2019 KHL Group LLP. Know the wind. It’s a...

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Rigging for Wind — Common Causes of Tower Crane Accidents

Wind is reportedly the second most common cause for tower crane accidents worldwide. Part 1 of a 2 part series on crane rigging and wind hazards in the construction industry and built environment This article was first published by the KHL Group LLP and is republished...

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ANSI data reveals that wind caused 23% of all tower crane accidents

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Wind Risks to Crane Lifting & Rigging Operations in Construction

ANSI data reveals that wind caused 23% of all tower crane accidents Part 2 of a 2 part series on wind hazards in the construction industry and built environment This article was first published by NationsBuilders Insurance Services, Inc. (NBIS), and is republished...

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5 Practical Points for Crane Safety and Wind Hazards

1,125 tower crane accidents worldwide, over 780 deaths -- main causation factor was exposure to wind. Part 1 of a 2 part series on wind hazards in the construction industry and built environment This article was first published by NationsBuilders Insurance Services,...

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Weather Recovery Days and Roof Inspections After Storms

This article was first published by XSPlatforms, and is republished here with permission of the authors. © 2018 XSPlatforms. A thorough roof inspection after a storm is important because a roof may not be as safe as before. Strong winds, excessive amounts of rain and...

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