View as Webpage | November 8, 2018
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GAP WIDENS BETWEEN WORKER FATALITIES AT SMALL VS. LARGE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS
Small construction establishments with fewer than 20 employees incur higher rates of workplace fatalities than their larger counterparts, according to the CPWR's new third-quarter data report.

While fatality rates between 2008 and 2016 decreased about 30% for establishments with more than 20 employees, the rate rose 57% for small construction employers.

More alarmingly, approximately two-thirds (67.2%) of all worker fatalities in 2016 occurred in smaller establishments.

Download the full report and charts here .

Click here to access the CPWR's free online Safety Climate Assessment Tool for Small Contractors (S-CAT sc ) and download the workbook plus other resources.
BECOME MORE CREATIVE IN JUST 8 STEPS
Think creativity is only for artists? Think again. With practice, anyone can become more creative in how they think and act – which in turn can lead to better problem solving skills and positive outcomes in the workplace. How?

This Inc. Magazine article outlines eight incremental steps to achieving greater creativity. The catch? The path is less linear and more zig-zag, back-and-forth than one would normally expect.
SAIA LAUNCHES NEW ATI TRAINING PORTAL
The SAIA recently launched its new training portal for ATIs. The infographic above, which can be downloaded here , provides an overview of all the new features available. Contact Jackie Brown at 816.595.4843 for more information on how to become a part of the SAIA training community.
MOODY'S FORECASTING STRONG GLOBAL CONSTRUCTION ECONOMY FOR 2019
Moody's Investors Service, one of the top three credit-rating agencies, is forecasting a strong and stable outlook for the global construction industry in 2019 and beyond.

Citing robust economic conditions, elevated confidence levels, and lower interest rates, Moody's predicts revenues to jump by 5% in the coming year. Download the full report here .
SCAFFOLD & ACCESS MAGAZINE 2019 MEDIA KIT AVAILABLE!
The Scaffold & Access Magazine Media Kit for 2019 is now available. For questions or to reserve your ad space in the 2019 January/February "World of Concrete" issue, contact Kelly Coleman at kellyc@saiaonline.org .
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