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