Constructor - July/August 2013 - (Page 68)

Weathering the Storm COMMUNICATION IS KEY TO KEEPING EMPLOYEES, JOBSITES AND NEIGHBORS SAFE BY SHERYL S. JACKSON PLANNING FOR A HURRICANE IS JUST part of doing business ESTABLISH STORM PREPAREDNESS TEAM if your company is located in a hurricane-prone area. While construction companies in these areas have hurricane plans, the lessons they’ve learned and the processes they’ve put into place, can serve as weather emergency plans for times of the year when storms with high winds are likely in any location. “We have a Hurricane Response Team that includes the chief executive officer, chief fi nancial officer, operations manager, safety director, equipment manager, general superintendent and information technology director,” says Susan Phillips, safety director at Tellepsen in Houston, Tex., an AGC Houston Chapter 68 constructor | JU LY/ AU G U ST 2013

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Constructor - July/August 2013

Editor's Note
President's Message
CEO's Letter
Hire Power
Innovative Ideas Modernize 78-Year-Old Bridge
DeConstructing Social Media
Business Fraud
Challenge Accepted
Stand-Out Safety Program Earns Opp Construction Grand Award
2013 AGC/Willis Construction Safety Excellence Award Winners
2013 Liberty Mutual Marvin M. Black Excellence in Partnering Awards
Money Isn't Everything
AGC in Action
Wall of Wind
Weathering the Storm
Green, Safe and Fast
Leading the Way
Summing it Up
Tall Orders
Going Interstate? Go NASCLA.
Do the Math
Technology Toolbox
Technology Toolbox
Bond-Readiness Program
Legislative and Regulatory News
Book Review
Upcoming Events
2013 Regional Resource Guide
Member and Chapter News
Index to Advertisers
Final Inspection

Constructor - July/August 2013