Peggy Smedley sits down with Greg Pestine, civil engineer and construction expert, Robson Forensic, about incidents that require investigation at the jobsite—and how safety can be heightened.
What do hurricanes, zoos, and robots have in common? Peggy Smedley answers in this week’s Tech Update, looking at trends related to security robots, disaster recovery, truck safety, talent management, and building automation at the zoo.
Are your gloves cut proof? Peggy Smedley puts one pair to the test, giving viewers a demonstration of the new Glovax Gloves. They just might keep your workers’ hands safer on the construction jobsite.
Peggy Smedley is joined by Wes Scott, director of consulting, National Safety Council, to discuss National Safety Month, the biggest hurdles facing construction workers, and the type of equipment workers should be using to improve safety.
Peggy Smedley talks safety, highlighting results from a survey that are just downright scary. She also takes a look inside a smart neighborhood and the project of the week. Finally, she identifies how tech is helping with communities in need and how research is enabling phones to automatically track equipment.
The construction industry’s worker pool is shrinking. What does that have to do with safety? Constructech magazine’s editorial team, Peggy Smedley, Laura Black, and Dan Feigl discuss the skilled worker shortage and what needs to be done to promote a safe and sound worksite.
Peggy Smedley is joined by Richard Smith, senior director, global product training, JLG, to talk about the need for greater safety when working at heights—and how virtual reality might be the solution.
Max Baker, CEO of Illumagear joins Peggy Smedley to look at how one new product can help create a safer jobsite by giving workers “halos” that will brighten up the project.
Peggy Smedley, Laura Black, and Dan Feigl discuss distracted driving, and the impact it is having on the construction industry, identifying ways to improve safety on the jobsite.
Telematics began in the 1980s when European Parliament was looking to promote road safety, and is making a resurgence in construction today. Peggy Smedley helps contractors understand what telematics is and why it is so essential on the jobsite.