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Safety Zone, Western Specialty Contractors

Peggy Smedley sits down with Eric Olson, safety director, Western Specialty Contractors, to chat about safety and environmental policies at the company—and how it has morphed during its 100-year history. He also talks about how technology plays an enabling role in protecting the environment and keeping workers safe.

Ekso Bionics

Peggy Smedley looks at one of the hottest innovations in technology today—exoskeletons. She talks about how one company Ekso Bionics is using this technology to help take some of the stress off the body, making it easier and safer for construction professionals to perform manual tasks at the construction jobsite.