Friday, February 24, 2017

Top 10 Most Cited Violations

OSHA has released their list of the top 10 most cited violations for 2016. For the full story from Safety & Health magazine, click here.
  1. Fall Protection
  2. Hazard Communication
  3. Scaffolding
  4. Respiratory Protection
  5. Lockout/Tagout
  6. Powered Industrial Trucks
  7. Ladders
  8. Machine Guarding
  9. Electrical - Wiring Methods
  10. Electrical - General Requirements 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

US Navy Project Award!

We are happy to announce that Brookstone Builders has been selected to perform an expansion and renovation project by the U.S. Navy.

The undertaking will involve the interior renovation of the Crane Center in building 238 at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.

The scope-of-work will include new walls and ceilings, HVAC and sprinkler systems, and finish work, and will double the square-footage of office space used by the shipyard’s Crane Operations personnel.

Jay Gemmiti will serve as Project Manager, and the prime contractor will be Absolute Resource Associates of Portsmouth, NH.

Dale Ciardelli of the NAVSAC will be the project’s architect.

Read full press release...

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

2017 Construction Trends

Here are 5 Commercial Construction Trends to watch in 2017. For the full article from Construct Connect, click here.
1. Improved Growth
2. Technology
3. Modular Construction
4. Labor Shortages
5. Safer Jobsites