Monthly Archives:' May 2013

Safety, in the Construction World

Safety, in the Construction World

In the construction world, safety is a big deal. Accidents and injuries create a no-win situation for everyone involved. Employees experience pain, suffering and incapacitation while the company suffers from the loss of the injured person’s contributions. While we have many types of equipment to minimize hazards, technology to reduce the chance of injury, and some of the best trainers in the world just a phone call away, statistics continue to show that construction has the highest rate of injuries requiring days away from work than any private industry sector. Those who work at elevated heights are the most at risk of suffering an injury. 14,000 Americans die from on-the-job accidents every year A worker is injured every 18 seconds A fatality occurs every 134 minutes Most accidents occur within an employee’s first six months on a new job These injuries most often occur because of human error. Workers tend to overlook the important of safety procedures because of schedule,   [ . . . ]

We’re Growing!

Exteriors Design is pleased to share the news that the continued growth within the marketplace has led to the expansion of our team. Currently, our team consists of over 50 employees, involved in a broad range of commercial, retail and residential projects. Our company’s most recent additions are Leo Voronco at Accounting, Alex Belza as a Superintendent, and Sergey Marandyuk as Project Engineer. As our new accountant, we welcome Leo Voronco, who recently received his accounting degree from Washington State University. Leo deals with the day-to-day financial tasks as well as future budgeting and planning. His skills and knowledge in accounting, tax planning and financial problem solving help Exteriors Design stay organized throughout the year, which results in less scrambling and stress for our employees, contractors and clients. Alex Belza joins our team of 4 other Superintendents. He brings strong management and construction skills acquired from the experience running his personal framing company. Alex has successfully completed dozens of jobs   [ . . . ]