Preventing the #1 Cause of Deaths on Construction Sites | Safe Insight: Power Construction & Spot-R

On this episode of Safe Insight, we looked at how to best fall prevention on jobsites. We took a tour of a Power Construction site to see what they are doing to improve worker safety. Afterward, we spoke to Chad Hollingsworth about Spot-R, a new wearable sensor that tracks worker safety on the jobsite.

Ability Institute of RIC

  • Architects – HDR & Gensler
  • Structural Engineers – Thornton Tomasetti
  • Steel Erector – Chicago Steel
  • Concrete Contractor – McHugh (Power designed the horizontal lifeline system, put it in the BIM model, and McHugh installed the embeds)
  • MEP Contractors who mainly utilized horizontal lifeline system – Hill Mechanical, Gibson Electric, Great Lakes Plumbing

NU Simpson & Querrey Biomedical Research Facility

  • Architects – Perkins and Will
  • Structural Engineers – Thornton Tomasetti
  • Concrete Contractor – McHugh
  • Steel Erector – Chicago Decking