For years, contractors have been dumping smaller debris bins into larger trash dumpsters, either manually or by forklift. Many personnel have been injured: back strains, arms hurt, shoulder injuries, severed/lacerated fingers, pinch-point injuries, etc.
McKinstry, a national leader in designing, constructing and managing high-performance buildings, started a safety transformation journey in 2013 and has been making major company-wide changes to its program with the goal of being an industry leader by 2020. McKinstry is focused on becoming an industry leader through a variety of metrics and behaviors.
At Daimler in Portland, H-Posts were strategically placed at all perimeters of each floor and at each stair shaft, mechanical/electrical shaft, elevator shaft and roof top. This approach gave trades a way to protect themselves for both fall-restraint and fall-arrest. With the poured-in-place coil-insert sleeve, the H-post is anchored to new slab tops—providing fall-restraint through posts and guardrails, and anchor points for fall-arrest.
The Mortenson/Manson Joint Venture simulated and practiced extensively before embarking on a concrete support slab that would run the length of the Seattle Seawall.
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