The B1M reported on how Nigeria is reclaiming 10 square kilometres of land from the ocean to create "Eko Atlantic" - a vast new city that is set to become the financial heart of Africa.
Fire safety in buildings under construction is a hugely important topic due to the devastating impact large construction fires can have. While rare, the consequences of construction fires are attracting more attention in the public and private sectors, pointing to the need for more accountability on construction sites and greater enforcement of existing fire and building codes.
A variety of best practice manuals and training videos are available on www.constructionfiresafety.org to help reduce the frequency and severity of construction fires. These materials are designed to educate and inform construction crews, including site superintendents, local building and fire regulators, and responding fire departments on how to prevent fires, reduce losses and ensure overall safety at large construction sites.
Reprinted courtesy of Raymond O’Brocki, Construction Executive, a publication of Associated Builders and Contractors. All rights reserved.