Construction

Anterooms: Your Questions Answered

Anterooms: Your Questions Answered

Anterooms act as an essential tool for healthcare facilities and construction companies alike. When used as a part of a healthcare facility’s infection control strategy, anterooms used as isolation rooms help mitigate further spread of infectious diseases, like the current COVID-19 pandemic or even hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). They are an effective solution to create a… Read more »

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A Smart Way to Reduce Construction Labor Costs

A Smart Way to Reduce Construction Labor Costs

Managing construction costs effectively is an important measure of a project’s success. The margin of profit between time, material, construction labor costs, and completing the new wing of a hospital or commercial office space on time is very thin. To finish in the black, each phase of construction brings its own set of challenges that… Read more »

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How Temporary Walls Help Airports During Renovation

How Temporary Walls Help Airports During Renovation

In today’s economy, airports have become more than centers of transportation. They have emerged as bustling centers of commerce and development. With the latter come renovation and construction projects that are commonly undertaken amongst immense crowds on their way somewhere. Temporary airport walls become necessary, if not essential, to complete these projects successfully and without… Read more »

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Why Use Lightweight Temporary Partitions During Construction?

Why Use Lightweight Temporary Partitions During Construction?

As a containment strategy during renovation, remodeling or additions, temporary partitions for construction projects have a prominent role in preventing or minimizing disruption to adjacent work or public areas in buildings. More importantly, the partitions also contain the transmission of dust, contaminants, and other potentially harmful particulates stirred up during the demolition. STARC Systems introduced… Read more »

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5 Tips for Infection Prevention on the Job Site

5 Tips for Infection Prevention on the Job Site

By law, an Infection Control Risk Assessments (ICRA) is conducted before any type of construction project begins at any healthcare facility. ICRA construction protocols apply to renovation projects, additions, or even routine maintenance at hospitals or healthcare facilities. Infection prevention and control measures must be the top priority for contractors who specialize in hospital construction… Read more »

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3 Ways to Keep Construction Dust Down

3 Ways to Keep Construction Dust Down

Controlling dust generated on worksites is important for the well-being of employee health and productivity. Erecting a construction dust barrier or providing respiratory protective equipment (RPE) can aid in controlling dust and help to reduce the health risks associated with inhaling construction dust. Whether building from the ground up or renovation projects or constructing a… Read more »

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Temporary Dust Walls on the Job Site

Temporary Dust Walls on the Job Site

What Construction Managers Need to Know Construction Managers and contractors who work in the healthcare industry recognize that dust poses serious health risks at hospitals and healthcare facilities during remodeling and renovation.

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