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SSOE Group’s Ascend Elements Project Receives Autodesk’s 2023 Design & Make AEC Best Construction Project Award
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, November 21, 2023 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, is excited to announce it has received Autodesk’s Design & Make AEC Best Construction Project Award for its design of the Ascend Elements electric vehicle (EV) battery materials manufacturing facility. The Autodesk Design & Make Awards were held on Sunday, November 12, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. (PST) at the Venetian Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. Continue Reading →
Bloodborne pathogens are something that everyone should be aware of. While you may not be exposed to them on a daily basis, you should understand what potentially infections materials are and how exposure occurs. Bloodborne pathogens are infectious microorganisms in human blood that can cause disease in humans. In addition to Bloodborne pathogens, you should also be aware of Other Potentially Infectious Materials (OPIM) such as bodily fluids. In order to reduce or eliminate the hazards of occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens, an employer must meet the requirements of OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) where employees are likely to be exposed to such hazards. Continue Reading →
According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the construction industry has the second-highest rate of suicide in the U.S. There are approximately 123 suicides per day. That breaks down to one death by suicide every 12 minutes. In construction, it is typical for us to discuss physical safety on a daily basis. The focus of our work plans has been on keeping ourselves and our co-workers safe from bodily harm. What we have not typically talked about is our mental health. When you see someone physically struggling with a task, do you stop them and ask them if they need help? What about our mental state and the ability to perform the task at hand? Do we conduct a Job Safety Analysis (JSA) to see what hazards are floating around in our heads that day? When we see someone emotionally struggling, do we stop them and ask them if they need help? Continue Reading →
TOLEDO, Ohio, November 20, 2023 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, is proud to announce that Brandon Darroch, PMP, Battery Market Leader and Vice President, Southeast Division Manager at SSOE, has been named to Building Design + Construction’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2023. This prestigious, global awards program recognizes architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) professionals for their career achievements, passion for the AEC profession, involvement with industry organizations, and service to their communities. Continue Reading →
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, November 8, 2023 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, is proud to announce their involvement in the successful LEED® certification of Continental AG’s new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in New Braunfels, Texas. Continental AG was recently awarded Gold certification for this facility, the second highest designation possible from the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building certification program. The client received LEED Gold certification under the LEED BD+C: New Construction - LEED v4 rating system. Continue Reading →
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