Aerial Drone Photography in Construction

By: Joe Souza, Project Engineer
I’ve been working as a project engineer on the construction of the Windward Apartments for the past two years. Early in preconstruction, we realized that we’d want to take aerial photos of the project at many points in its progression because it’s a high-profile project that has drawn a lot of interest from the community.… read more

Switch to Warm-Ups is Improving Safety

By: Steve Brennan, Safety Director
The old "Stretch & Flex" idea deserves a lot of credit for improving jobsite safety over the years. Everybody would get together prior to starting work for stretching and a crew huddle to talk about the day's activities. Stretching is good, right? Safety stats generally improved, but we wondered: was it the stretching, or the… read more

Safety Week 2017 – Photo Essay

Safety is a critical component of the work we do, every day. Once a year, the industry rallies together as a collective force to raise awareness and renew our continual commitment to eliminate accidents and injuries. Our employees participated in a variety of activities as part of Safety Week, which ran from May 1-5. Check… read more

Infection Control

By: Dan Callahan, Project Manager
Infection control is one of the most important functions of every hospital. Building in an occupied hospital is a specialized job and critical responsibility. Healthcare-associated infections pose a severe, though preventable, threat to patient safety. About 4% of hospital patients contract healthcare-associated infections each day, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Construction… read more

Safety Week

By: Steve Brennan, Safety Director
Every year construction professionals across the nation join together in a combined effort in a show of force to promote Safety. This year Lewis joined the effort in a major way. While every week at Lewis is safety week, the national event is a useful rallying point and chance for every one of us to… read more