5 Ways To Improve Construction Safety During The Winter Months - Tilt Wall Ontario

5 Ways To Improve Construction Safety During The Winter Months

The bad news is that winter is a high-risk time for construction workers.

In the US in 2014, there were 42,480 workplace injuries and illnesses involving ice, sleet or snow that required at least one day away from work to recuperate. If you consider that winter lasts roughly four months (November through February), this means there were 10,620 injuries or illnesses a month, or 354 a day.

The good news is that many winter-related workplace injuries and illnesses can be prevented. Here are five steps you can take at your job sites to improve your winter safety performance.

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Career Tilt-Up Site Supervisor - Tilt Wall Ontario

Career Opportunity: Tilt-Up Site Supervisor

We take pride in our work, and our employees, and that allows us to work together as a team to provide an amazing client experience, all while ensuring the safety of our employees.

Tilt-Up is one of the fastest growing construction markets of our future! We are looking for someone to join our team who has passion, dedication and who is a team player, to join our company.

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How Tilt-Up decreases the total cost of building ownership

How Tilt-Up decreases the total cost of building ownership

Original article is published at tilt-up.org | Author: David Tomasula | Principal, LJB Inc.

One of the iconic sayings attributed to Benjamin Franklin is “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” In layman’s terms, this means that it is better to avoid problems in the first place, rather than fix problems once they arise.
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Tilt-Up For Schools - TiltWall Ontario

Video: Join us at the OASBO Conference on July 10-13 in Huntsville, ON

With a growing student population in Ontario, Canada, flocking already overcrowded and aging facilities, there is a tremendous need for new or renovated educational facilities completed on a tight schedule. But, beyond space issues there also is a growing concern about indoor air quality, sustainability, mold and a tighter building envelope.

As such, communities are turning to site cast Tilt-Up construction as a long-term, energy efficient and durable solution for their schools in Canada. The quality and durability of both concrete and Tilt-Up construction make it an obvious choice for school boards seeking to ensure a long-lasting usable life for their facilities.

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Tilt Wall's Jobsite Safety: 5 Ways to Strengthen Yours - Tilt Wall Ontario Inc

Tilt Wall’s Jobsite Safety: 5 Ways to Strengthen Yours

Nobody wants to get hurt on the job. That’s why all construction workers are familiar with the provincial regulations and guidelines for construction projects as outlined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

At Tilt Wall, we place a high priority on creating a safe work environment for Tilt Wall employees and subcontractors. We have a clearly defined culture of safety on every jobsite. This begins with our safety handbook, which communicates the processes and procedures to work safely on every Tilt Wall construction site.

What follows is a general outline of five safety measures we implement at Tilt Wall to ensure everyone stays safe on our jobsites.

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Tilt-Up Construction for Architects The Pros and Cons - Tilt Wall Ontario

Tilt-Up Construction for Architects: The Pros and Cons

Tilt-Up Construction was pioneered by California architect Irving Gill in the 1920s, who used it to express a sleek, undecorated aesthetic, inspired by the method’s engineering efficiency.

By the mid-20th century, tilt-up had become the method of choice for big-box, warehouse, and low-cost housing projects, due it’s ease of use, speed of erection, low cost, and durability.
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2017 TCA Award - Broadview Public School - Tilt Wall Ontario Inc.

Tilt-Up for Educational Buildings. A Challenge or Opportunity?

When the school bell rang at Ottawa’s Broadview Public School in September 2016, it signaled the beginning of a new year in a brand-new building.

While students and teachers marveled at their school’s eye-catching exterior, wide corridors, and sun-filled common areas, they were probably unaware that the project was completed using tilt-up construction.
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