Category : Construction

03 Jan 2018

Creating a Safer Construction Industry, One Drone at a Time

Keeping an Eye on Construction’s “Fatal Four” “The leading causes of private sector worker deaths (excluding highway collisions) in the construction industry were falls, followed by struck by object, electrocution, and caught-in/between. Eliminating the Fatal Four would save 602 workers’ lives in America every year.” https://www.osha.gov/oshstats/commonstats.html Maintaining a safe working environment, and avoiding workplace accidents, requires constant monitoring. Recognizing and identifying potential hazards and addressing them proactively is essential. Drones provide a unique solution, not only in routine periodic inspections, […]

16 Nov 2017

How to Streamline Building Inspections with Drones

Building inspections are often required in many commercial buildings and construction sites. Normally, the respective city or county in which the building is located or being constructed governs these inspections. As explained by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), building inspectors have a wide range of duties, including monitoring construction sites for compliance; using survey instruments, metering devices and other equipment to conduct inspections; approve building plans that are deemed satisfactory; inspecting plumbing, electrical and other systems to ensure […]

27 Oct 2017

How Construction Companies Benefit from Drone Videography

When you think of common applications for drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), construction probably doesn’t come to mind. After all, how many times have you seen a drone hovering over a construction site? Well, it’s actually more common than you may realize. Countless construction companies throughout the United States and abroad are using drones to facilitate their operations and boost their sales. To learn more about drone videography and the benefits it offers for construction companies, keep reading. […]