construction workers

Opioid abuse major problem in construction industry

Opioid abuse is a major problem in the construction industry, hitting it harder than most any other industry in the U.S. economy, according to a new report by the online news source Bisnow. An estimated 15.1% of construction workers are engaged in opioid abuse, noted the commercial insurance underwriter CAN. That...

Building a crew: Tips to finding and keeping good help

– By Mark Ward – In the field of management science, the concept of “organizational socialization” describes how employees progress through three phases—anticipation, encounter, and metamorphosis—as they transition from newcomers to valued veterans. “My responsibilities cover all three phases,” relates Jimmy Terry, crew developer and trainer for FBi Buildings, a post-frame...