Chief safety officer Shaun Carvalho from Shawmut Design and Construction contributed his insights to Construction Tech Review on how to make jobsites more safe and efficient through technology that drives subcontractor buy-in, engagement, and satisfaction.
Safety programs and technology are only as strong as the network of people who use them. Construction management firms establish, model and enforce safety expectations for a jobsite but it’s the subcontractors whose actions and work habits determine the actual safety of the site.
With this in mind, a pointed focus when researching, vetting, and piloting safety technology should be on the buy-in, engagement, and satisfaction of subcontractors.
Shawmut have begun a pilot with HammerTech on a $220 million, three-year project that will have hundreds of subcontractors on-site each day. By tracking certificates, orientation, safety trainings and events, and pre-task planning meetings digitally through the HammerTech platform, we’re anticipating hours of time savings daily by our team as well as our forepersons.
Read the full article from Shawmut here.