Oxford Downs horse racing track wanted to expand its location to include a cardroom and Tiki bar. Their eyes were set on a luxury facility, but they also needed it to be operational quickly. ModSpace used modular construction to deliver everything the track owners needed in a fraction of the time it would have taken to build using traditional methods.
The finished cardroom includes 23 card tables and several large-screen TVs that show thoroughbred races from around the country. Guests can play poker, bet on races or relax in the outdoor Tiki bar. The modular casino also includes a breakroom and locker room for employees.
There can be many stressful factors when trying to meet deadlines in the workplace or on the jobsite. Working with your vendors shouldn’t be one of them. The right vendor can make your job easier and help your company succeed. The wrong one can cost you money, time and even customers. Nonetheless, there are several considerations in selecting suppliers of products and services. Luckily, we’re here to help. Read on to see our tips for recruiting best-in-class vendors.
Do Your Research
Investigate potential vendors to ensure they are a reputable company. Consider their work experience and the number of years they’ve been in business. This isn’t to say a newcomer can’t do the job just as well, but something [Read more…] about Tips for Recruiting Best-in-Class Vendors
Safety is the top concern for every construction firm. Besides the obvious impact on workers, construction accidents can have a devastating impact on customer relationships, your ability to bid and win jobs and, ultimately, your company’s bottom line.
As you approach your next project, here’s a list of high risk areas and some tips for developing a plan to avoid them.
10 Most Common OSHA Violations (As of 01/05/16)
- Fall Protection – 1926.501
- Hazard Communication – 1910.1200
- Scaffolding – 1926.451
- Respiratory Protection – 1910.134
- Lockout/Tagout – 1910.147
- Powered Industrial Trucks – 1910.178
- Ladders – 1926.1053
- Electrical, Wiring Methods – 1910.305
- Machine Guarding – 1910.212
- Electrical, General Requirements – 1910.303