A new study from Travelers finds that 35% of workplace injuries occur during an employee’s first year on the job, regardless of age or industry experience. Construction companies are especially at risk, accounting for the second most first-year injuries in the study, which drive more than half of...
RCM&D has put together a comprehensive Back to Business: Construction guide for clients in the industry to get them focused on developing a plan for reopening. If you would like to receive a copy of this report, please complete the form at the bottom of this page and an RCM&D advisor will contact...
For the latest information and resources on Coronavirus, please visit the RCM&D COVID-19 Resource Center at https://info.rcmd.com/covid19. Whether planned or unplanned, a construction shutdown can have a significant impact on a project’s potential for loss. The following abbreviated guidelines may...
A recent article by AXA highlights a new trend regarding cyberattacks on construction sites. The article details a recent study from IBM that found that companies in every industry share a 27.9 percent chance of experiencing a material data breach of 10,000+ records. Cyberattacks have been limited...
A recent article by The San Francisco Chronicle explains how large fires have destroyed almost 50 major housing projects across the country since 2009. In 2018, construction fires have caused more than $100 million in damage. The reason for the high level of financial damage is because developers...
The RCM&D Construction Practice Group encourages all of its construction clients and partners to consider joining the OSHA National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction campaign during the week of May 7th -11th. This important event provides an outstanding opportunity to discuss fall...
The winter months present unique challenges for many construction projects. As the temperature drops and the wind picks up, working outside can be even more difficult.
A recent resource document created by Travelers details how the rising costs of building materials may lead to the crippling underinsurance of commercial businesses. In fact...
One of the hottest topics around the “safety table” for construction involves the new OSHA standard developed to protect exposed workers from the respirable crystalline silica.
With the next large hurricane due to threaten the East Coast it is important for construction sites to take action steps to prepare. Construction projects are particularly vulnerable to...