Office trailer rental prices for a 12’ by 56’ (672 sq. ft.) building can range from $275 to $525 USD a month for a six month lease. The range in prices is because office trailer rental prices vary based on several factors, including the size of the office trailer, the duration of the rental agreement, the building configuration, the location of your rental and the service level from your office [Read more…] about How Much Does a Mobile Office Trailer Cost to Rent?
How to Get Your Site Ready for an Office Trailer Delivery
Once you’ve identified where to place your office trailer at your site, you’ll need get your site ready to receive the building. Here’s how to get your site ready for an office trailer delivery.
Secure all required federal, state or local permits before building will be delivered.
You’ll need a firm, flat area to support your building. Avoid areas where pooling water could be a problem. Concrete, [Read more…] about How to Get Your Site Ready for an Office Trailer Delivery
Construction site theft is a well-documented problem that’s not going away any time soon. Heavy equipment and valuable materials (i.e. the copper used in electrical wiring, pipes for plumbing and air conditioning coils) are in high demand while security at construction sites is often minimal. The combination makes construction sites prime targets for thieves. To help you minimize losses that cost both time and money, here are some simple tips for preventing construction site theft.
Make a Plan
Every construction project should have a security plan specifically designed for that site. Write it down and share it with key team members, subcontractors and clients. Next, identify equipment, materials and any other valuable [Read more…] about Tips for Preventing Construction Site Theft
Where you place your office trailer at your site can have a tremendous impact on workflow, productivity, safety and costs. Watch this short video to learn how to choose the best place for your office trailer at your site.
Learning to recognize hazards and establishing a low risk tolerance is the first and, perhaps, most important step toward instilling a climate of safety and reducing costs associated with poor safety performance.
What’s your Risk Tolerance? Does your team know how to recognize and correct hazards on the job site? Unsafe work behaviors are increased by inattention as a result of repetition and/or becoming complacent and overconfident with the job task. The result is an increase in unsafe behaviors that cause work-related injuries.
Hazard recognition requires daily practice. Teaching workers to evaluate every task or situation over the course of a project can have a tremendous impact on safety awareness and [Read more…] about Understanding and Evaluating Hazard Recognition and Risk Tolerance
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards are established to achieve a simple goal: Keep workers safe. Keeping compliant with OSHA standards does not guarantee an injury-free workplace. OSHA regulations are the minimum required standards. Failure to comply with OSHA regulations, however small or insignificant they may appear, can dramatically increase the likelihood of worker injuries.
Worker safety is always the first priority. With that said, there’s a business side to safety in construction and the real cost of bad construction site safety can put construction businesses out of business. As you consider the cost of providing a safe and complaint workplace, here’s a look at the fallout from cutting costs and corners when it comes to [Read more…] about The Real Cost of Bad Construction Site Safety