5 Ways Technology Improves Safety at Construction Sites

Construction sites house nearly 6.5 million American workers and their safety is a key concern for employers. Despite this, the fatality rate in the construction industry is the highest in the U.S. Workers at these sites constantly have to monitor the possible risks of falls, misuse of equipment, and structural failures resulting in injury or death. This makes it extremely crucial for business leaders to establish a culture that prioritizes safety at all costs. 

Engineers, planners ‘re-envision’ the post-pandemic design of cities

What will the post-pandemic world look like for engineers and city planners? That was an underlying theme behind a series of five webinars held last year by the Los Angeles Headquarters Association, a business-membership organization that promotes economic growth in Los Angeles County.

Starting in late July and finishing in mid-November, the Los Angeles Recovery Series focused on “re-envisioning our cities” in the aftermath of both the COVID-19 pandemic and the racial justice protests that followed the killing of George Floyd during an arrest in Minneapolis. Each webinar focused on one of the following: urban design and planning, development,