Media tagged with "Safety"
The Mechanical Contractors Association of America recently recognized Southland Industries with its Safety Excellence Certificate of Commendation for recordable cases and lost workday cases incidence rates of 25% or more below the industry average.
Article | Consulting-Specifying Engineer
When the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry is compared to others, it is clear that we are behind on major advancements and safety protocols. Over 70 percent of projects within the AEC industry are over budget or delivered behind schedule, or both, explains Southland Engineering’s Erin Miller.
Article | Occupational Health & Safety
What makes operating a site under Lean principles different and inherently safer than other sites is the active role that each team member takes, along with the understanding that all voices have equal representation when it comes to creating a project flow that maximizes value and minimizes waste, explains Henry Nutt, Sheet Metal General Superintendent at Southland Industries.
The Associated General Contractors (ASG) of Nevada recently recognized Southland Industries with “Best Safety Record (Specialty Contractor, Over 50,000 Hours)” at the 2017 ASG Safety Awards. Congratulations to Kevin Dunn and Scott Lindstrom on this outstanding achievement.
The AGC Safety Awards are judged in the spring of each year and winners are presented at the annual Safety Awards Celebration in June.
Founded in 1966, the Nevada Chapter ASG’s mission is to support its members, enhance the image and awareness of the construction industry and quality of life through skill, integrity and responsibility.
Article | Constructor Magazine
Southland’s Kevin Dunn explains how BIM technology can be used to identify and eliminate risks before they occur on jobsites.
Independent juries of industry leaders in design and construction selected projects in the Southwest region using five criteria, including: safety, innovation, and teamwork. The competition honors the best construction projects and the companies that designed and built them in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
ENR’s 2015 Best Project Award
SLS Las Vegas
During the webinar Southland will discuss how they created a culture where their safety team from all divisions across the country have come together to try and achieve a common goal, zero injuries. The common goal of zero injuries is not one that is easily obtainable in our industry, but by working as one unit and getting the small wins, Southland is continually closing in on achieving zero injuries. However just like many other goals, this takes constant tweaking and maintenance that the team at Southland drives continuously. As a team they stress “Perfection is our goal, excellence will be tolerated
Article | Mission Critical (2014)
The data collection and cloud computing industry has seen tremendous growth in recent years, and that growth has been a boon to the construction industry, which is being called upon to design and build these structures to accommodate complex mechanical needs. Chief among these needs is a reliable and effective fire protection system that will ensure mission-critical technology like servers are always operational.
Southland is proud to receive a 2014 Washington Contractor award for “Best Corporate Safety Program” in the $150,000,000 - $400,000,000 size category. This award is presented by the Associated General Contractors of America to companies promoting the best corporate safety plans. Southland was judged on its company safety record, components of the corporate program, and a narrative description of the program.
The Associated General Contrators of America
AGC of Metropolitan Washington DC