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TD Talks: An Industry Blog

We offer integrated and comprehensive solutions from engineering and construction to the operations and maintenance of your facility.

Nov

12

2019

Partner Protecting All Workers on Jobsite

With today’s sprawling commercial construction projects, jobsites can spread across several acres. A safety professional cannot always be at every location. That’s one reason why TD’s Partners have a responsibility to learn the signs of safety risks and act accordingly in order to fiercely protect the safety of everyone on the jobsite.

Safety  

Jun

11

2019

TDIndustries San Antonio Partner Wins Red Cross Award

The American Red Cross recently honored a TD Project Superintendent, and it's easy to see why. A TD Plumbing Apprentice might not be here today if it weren't for the persistent use of the skills and knowledge learned in an American Red Cross Training Services Course.

Safety  

Apr

02

2019

TDIndustries Earns ABC Safety Excellence Pinnacle Award

LONG BEACH, California – Associated Builders and Contractors presented TDIndustries (TD) the Pinnacle Award, one of the top safety honors in the nation, for its commitment to fiercely protecting the safety of all Partners (employee-owners).

News   Safety   Blog  

Jun

29

2018

Seconds Matter: The Benefits of Firefighter Air-Replenishment Systems

We all recognize the strenuous situations that firefighters face when suppressing fires. Thankfully, many cities around the nation are updating codes to require FARS, Firefighter Air-Replenishment Systems.

Safety  

Jun

20

2018

Hidden Liability Risks: Not Knowing Them Could Land You In Court

Accidents happen, sometimes through the carelessness of facility occupants, but also through negligence by a facility owner or employer (they might be one in the same). When a facility owner, manager, or employer is at fault, this is likely a result of a failure to maintain safe and healthy conditions within the facility. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act), an inability to keep a workplace free from hazards can lead to harsh financial penalties in the form of citations or other legal action.

Safety   Blog  

May

08

2018

5 Alarming Health Risks: The Aftermath of Office Jobs

With their soft chairs and climate control, office environments appear to be safe havens in comparison to other workplaces. Like anywhere else though, the office environment comes with significant health and safety risks.

Safety  

May

04

2018

The Most Common Office Accident: Not Preventing It Could Make You Disabled

As you sit there typing away at your desk and sipping your coffee, chances are you’re not concerned about getting an injury. Although office environments may not seem as hazardous as the inherent dangers of construction sites, tens of thousands of office workers suffer injuries or work-related health problems that lead to lost time every year.

Safety  

May

02

2018

The Costs of Liability: How Poor Maintenance Could Land You in Major Trouble

Accidents happen, sometimes through the carelessness of facility occupants, but also through negligence by a facility owner or employer (they might be one in the same). When a facility owner, manager, or employer is at fault, this is likely a result of a failure to maintain safe and healthy conditions within the facility. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act), an inability to keep a workplace free from hazards can lead to harsh financial penalties in the form of citations or other legal action.

Safety   Blog  

Apr

16

2018

Here's What Happens When You Don't Maintain Your Commercial Electrical Systems

While there are obvious issues associated with HVAC or refrigeration (CRFES) equipment failures, a facility’s electrical and lighting system is the center of everything. So, of course, if your facility’s electrical system succumbs to a breakdown, all electricity-dependent equipment is affected. This risks bringing essential day-to-day facility operations to a screeching halt.

Safety   Blog  

May

05

2017

Man vs. Wild: Snakes on a Jobsite

As temperatures warm up in Texas and Arizona, our TDPartners must contend with a new type of hazard not normally present during the fall and winter months: snakes. Since April of this year, TDPartners have encountered snakes on their jobsites. No safety incident has occurred, but it’s a great reminder for everyone to remain cautious about the potential dangers snakes present.

Safety