An untidy project is invariably an unsafe project. You’ve probably heard this many times before, but it’s usually true. Materials, tools and equipment, stored and stacked untidily, results in dangerous situations and often accidents. An untidy project site can result in:
Materials and tools left lying around the project get damaged, lost or stolen, which impacts productivity and costs money to repair or replace. Searching for misplaced tools wastes time.
#construction safety #construction productivity #constructionmanagement
"A tidy construction site gives the impression that the project is well organised and managed."
Is your construction project tidy?
Enforce good housekeeping from the start of the project because it’s difficult to change people’s poor habits part way through. It’s often just as easy to stack an item neatly, as it is to throw it randomly on the ground, and it doesn’t take any longer to put an item of equipment back into its storage container than leave it lying around.
Is your project site tidy? Does your team look after their equipment and materials?
This article was first published on the ClockShark website.
Please share this post
© 2018 This article is not to be reproduced for commercial purposes without written permission from the author.
To read more about the author’s books and find out where you can purchase them visit the pages on this website by clicking the links below:
'Successful Construction Project Management: The Practical Guide'
'Building a Successful Construction Company: The Practical Guide'
'Construction Claims: A Short Guide for Contractors'
'Construction Project Management: Tips and Insights'
'Construction Management: From Project Concept to Completion'
'Construction Book reviews'
To read more about the author visit the page 'Paul Netscher'
Want to contact Paul Netscher please enter your details on 'Contacts'
Find out how Paul Netscher can help you
construction management construction project management
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases
Copyright 2016 - The attached articles cannot be reproduced for commercial purposes without the consent of the author.
The opinions expressed in the attached articles are those of the writer. It should be noted that projects are varied and different laws and restrictions apply which depend on the location of the contractor and the project. It's important that the reader uses the supplied information taking cognisance of their particular circumstances. The writer assumes no responsibility or liability for any loss of any kind arising from the reader using the information or advice contained herein.
"I have what I consider some of the best books on construction management."
Books are available from:
Other retail stores
Available in paperback or on Kindle
"28 YEARS OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE, DEVELOPING SUCCESSFUL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGERS AND BUILDING SUCCESSFUL CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES"