Creating Safe Work Environments Through OSHA

At Meyer Najem, we’ve made it our mission to create a culture of safety that extends beyond just adhering to regulations. OSHA standards serve as our foundation, guiding us in creating secure work environments. This commitment to safety is not just about protecting our team members, but also about strengthening our relationships with clients. A…

Shining a Light on Mental Health in Construction

Mental health in the construction industry is a critical but often overlooked aspect of overall well-being. A study in 2020 found that 14.3 percent of workers struggled with anxiety and nearly six percent struggled with depression-based symptoms. The nature of the construction profession, characterized by high-pressure environments, demanding physical labor, tight deadlines, and frequent job…

Building What’s Next: Promoting Career Opportunities in the Construction Industry.

Statistics about talent shortages have dominated the headlines in recent years, particularly in the construction industry. Baby Boomers are retiring, widening gaps in worker availability. At the same time, the demand for construction is getting stronger, as communities grow and existing facilities and infrastructure age. How do we address the challenge? With a stated interest…

Setting the Tone: IU Health Taps Local Firms to Construct First Major Building on Expanded Downtown Campus

By: Jack Quigley, Building Excellence Magazine Indiana University Health is constructing a medical office building (MOB) and parking garage in downtown Indianapolis at the intersection of 16th Street and Capitol Avenue called Capitol View. Together with the new downtown hospital (being built across Capitol Avenue to the west and connected via glass pedestrian bridge), Capitol…

Public-Private Partnership Statute Offers Benefits to Municipalities and Communities.

In Florida and other growing communities, the demand for public infrastructure and facilities continues to surge. Yet—for many critical construction projects—limited funding and resources are keeping plans on the shelf. Fortunately, if you represent a municipality or other local government, the State of Florida provides an innovative method to address the needs of your community:…

Picturing the Future: How Technology Benefits your Organization’s Construction Project

If you’re an owner undergoing a building project, there’s no shortage of concerns, from helping your internal teams understand the project process to hoping it runs smoothly, is finished on time, and comes in on budget. With today’s rapid advancements in technology, construction firms have a multitude of tools available to address your needs, add…