Improving Construction Site Safety in 2023

A collection of safety gear including an orange construction hard hat, a bright orange vest with a vibrant yellow stripe, and a green safety handook.

As construction safety week comes to a close, we’d like to take a moment to review how safety on construction sites is changing. In recent years, there has been an increased focus on improving safety in the construction industry, with many construction companies implementing stricter safety protocols and procedures.   Aside from compromising the safety, … Read more

Choosing Low Light Cameras for After Hours Alerts

Construction projects typically have valuable materials and tools on site that require adequate after-hours monitoring to prevent theft. These sites are also more vulnerable to other criminal activities including trespassing and vandalism. To prevent unwanted after-hours visitors, one of the most effective tools you can add to your safety and security platform are low-light cameras … Read more

How to Promote Construction Industry Jobs to Women

Promoting construction jobs to women requires a targeted approach from various stakeholders, including construction companies, educational institutions, government agencies, and professional advocacy groups. Ideally this process begins as early as the High School level to introduce the trades as a viable career path for women, but there are great examples of what you can do … Read more

Women in Construction: The Challenges of PPE

One interesting facet of the global pandemic that wasn’t as widely investigated as other issues that arose is the need for better safety equipment. While there have been significant improvements in the quality and availability, one overlooked aspect in developing suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) is how the safety equipment fits. As a man on … Read more

See How Big-D Construction is Building the Future with SiteKick

Every aspect of a construction project requires a commitment to teamwork if you want to be successful. Ultimately success hinges on forging partnerships with people who share your vision and commitment to putting people first in everything you do. Big-D Construction is building the future, and we’re proud to contribute to their success. Find out … Read more

How a Construction Monitoring and Reporting Solution Helps Maintain Compliance

As construction projects grow in complexity, and profit margins shrink, project managers and construction site administrators are faced with juggling many mission-critical tasks including budgeting, scheduling, staffing, reporting, monitoring, payroll, and safety. It can be argued, that few are as important for the legal health of a construction firm as addressing the constantly changing compliance … Read more

How to Build a Culture of Safety with Construction Cameras

Considering the fact that there was a work-related fatality every 101 minutes in 2021, a culture of safety on your construction site should be a priority for 2023. While data from 2022 isn’t complete, the 3.6 fatal occupational injury rate in 2021 represents the highest annual rate since 2016. Of note in the released data … Read more

Increasing Diversity: Women in Construction on the Rise

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Achieving diversity in the workplace is an important goal for many businesses, but for the construction industry, it’s been a struggle to create opportunities for women. A recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report revealed that might change quickly.  Some quick facts about the growth of women in the construction industry:  Since 2016, the share of … Read more

The Pet People of SiteKick

The shared values of everyone at SiteKick is what help define us as an organization. Partnering with other organizations that share those values serves the needs of all organizational stakeholders.  We’re always looking at ways to celebrate those shared values and SiteKick is proud to align itself with great organizations like Ryan Companies US, Inc. … Read more

Big Names and Big Ideas at GroundBreak

Construction technology is a topic SiteKick loves investigating, discussing, and supporting. As a construction technology company, we’re constantly inspired by the thought leaders who are passionate about leveraging technology to improve our lives and the processes by which we can build a better future. When an event like Groundbreak, the leading construction technology conference, comes … Read more

Construction Technologies of the Future

SiteKick was recently named to BuiltWorlds Smart JobSites 50, celebrating the top 50 emerging field solutions being leveraged by some of the largest contractors, engineers, and specialty contractors worldwide. While we’re proud to be recognized as an innovative construction technology, there are other areas of construction technology we’re excited about. Let’s take a look at … Read more