BMWC is pleased to announce that we were granted the Award for Meritorious Performance for High-Risk Work and Gold Award during the 2021 Safety Awards ceremony by Three Rivers Manufacturers’ Association (TRMA). These two awards recognize the exceptional safety practices that team members have demonstrated through consistently acting with a high level of commitment in… Continue reading.
Today serves as a time to wrap up Construction Safety Week by saying ‘Thank You.’ BMWC believes being successful in the construction industry requires unification of all employees through connection, support, safety practices, and continued learning. Each worker is a piece of the puzzle that ranks BMWC among the best places to work in multiple… Continue reading.
Whitney and Kerry Estes, a mother-daughter duo working for BMWC, specialize in orbital welding for BMWC out of UA Local 440. Women are a minority in the construction industry, making this combo especially rare. Kerry brings 34 years of experience and dedication to the field. Whitney, a third-generation construction worker, quickly learns the trade as… Continue reading.
The construction industry is filled with people of all ages, backgrounds, cultures, and experiences. How do we unite as one connected, supported, and safe industry? Sharing lessons learned on new innovations to a common issue or streamlining a task to make it safer and more efficient will allow us to continually learn and improve our… Continue reading.
It is everyone’s responsibility to stay safe. Safety is and always must remain a top value. Safety Week is the time to fill our safety “gas tanks” to last us the other 51 weeks of the year by giving us tools and new perspectives on safety while also retaining safety fundamentals. The fundamentals of safety… Continue reading.
The second topic of the week for Construction Safety Week is focused on being supported. Support is mutual. When you support a coworker or friend, they are in turn more likely to support you. This mindset will give each of us the courage to speak up for safety. Our voices are one of the greatest… Continue reading.
Construction Safety Week begins today. This year, we are reminded of the importance of community. Remaining connected to your loved ones, your coworkers/crew members, and your community allows each of us to be bonded and know that we are not alone. Connection brings comfort. It brings peace of mind. It allows us to be open… Continue reading.
Employers should create a sense of culture that makes employees proud to be part of the team. Recently, the Oregonian named BMWC as one of the ‘Top Workplaces for 2021.’ This stride continues as the Indiana Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Workforce Research Group to honor BMWC with the ‘Best Places to Work in Indiana 2022’ award. So, what makes… Continue reading.
BMWC’s Project Intercept is underway and individuals that exemplify outstanding safety practices deserve recognition. This month’s winning nominees present leadership in the construction industry and represent the Safety for Life culture established by BMWC. One in ten construction site workers become injured on the job every year. Therefore, working in a hazardous industry requires a… Continue reading.
As Women in Construction Week comes to an end, we reflect on the industry’s progress. BMWC is currently working on a project in Fishers, IN, with five women in various roles. The picture above features the women on the project. Stacy Cline is leading the team in the field as BMWC’s General Foreman. Madelyn Shanahan… Continue reading.