On construction projects, Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) are commonly grouped together into the phrase QA/QC., However, there are some significant differences between the two, and both are important to incorporate into your project. Project teams perform QA tasks to ensure the customer receives a high-quality product or service and to prevent defects from occurring during the execution … Read More
“Expecting the Unexpected as a Precaution”
A couple of years ago, Ben Baldwin, McKenney’s Pipe Shop Superintendent, posed an interesting metaphorical question that is just as relevant today, especially as we focus on addressing McKenney’s Blind Spots to prepare for an exciting 2023. “Consider driving down an interstate during a rainstorm, and your driver’s side wiper blade comes off, making it difficult to see. Think about it: … Read More
Improving Safety Through Employee Engagement
We know that employee engagement boosts productivity, but does it have even farther-reaching effects? Can engagement actually improve workplace safety? Research shows that it absolutely does.