Frank Owens Contractors has been in the utility contracting services for more than twenty years. Through the years, their dedication to their work and concern for the environment has been a priority. The company has good knowledge on the probable impact of a particular project on the environment and how to prevent or minimize the damage.
Here are some advisable tips.
1. Having a qualified ecologist is important to ensure that all construction activities won’t cause adverse ecological impacts outside the proposed area.
2. Proper handling and storing of construction materials must be practiced to avoid potential leakage of chemicals that may affect the soil and plants.
3. Setting boundaries around the construction area will help to keep the natural vegetation and soil structure beyond the limits. Moreover, fencing will prevent unwanted intrusion.
4. Planting grass or shrubs on disturbed land areas is a great way to prevent erosion and water runoff. This process will be costly and timely but the result will help to mitigate flooding.
Damage to the environment is one seemingly unavoidable consequence of construction activities. Frank Owens Contractors make sure that their works conform to environmental regulations while providing a quality contracting services.
Site clearance is a vital part of every construction projects. It entails removing hazardous materials from a site area, as well as leveling and preparing the land for any construction projects. This type of work has a method to follow to become successful.
Below are the essential actions to follow in site clearing:
- Site access
Safety of people is the top priority. Due to hazardous chemicals used in the site area, people who have site safety training should only be allowed on the premises.
Excavation permit or site clearance must be issued to the person in charged with the clearing operation.
- Controlling unauthorized person in the site
Establishing boundaries to restrict access to secured or high-risk areas.
- Perimeter fence
The operation will only be done within the boundaries set and approved in the contract
- Vegetation removal
Vegetation elimination on the project site must be disposed of properly in accordance with the environmental regulations.
The landowner must constantly engage in every construction operation to ensure that all activities are done according to their approved objectives and requirements. Frank Owens Contractors provides utility service which aims to help clients attain their objectives in the most efficient and economical way.
Site clearing is the first task of site preparation. The site must be cleared and in graded condition before starting any constructions works. Site clearing is the removal of obstacles that might hinder the construction process such as plants, trees, rocks or old infrastructures that must be demolished.
Here are some ways to manage the work and ensure the necessary safety and precautions for those involved during the process:
- Land clearing permit
Land clearing permit is required for certain site clearing activities within the city. Necessary documentation and agreements must be established to ensure that proper control measures are taken to avoid all hazards and damage beyond the boundaries.
- Workplace safety
Safety of workers and non-workers are utmost importance. Most accidents happen due to improper use of heavy equipments and explosives. Workers who have access to the site area must have a good understanding of safety measures.
- Project boundaries
Construction boundary fencing is an advantage as it helps to protect your site from unwanted entries and to keep your equipment and materials safe. Fencing on the premises is essential to prevent injuries and ensure that all workers and visitors are aware of any dangerous hazards on site. Furthermore, by marking the perimeter of the construction, all works will be done within the limits set.
- Removal of vegetation
Proper waste removal of existing native vegetation on the project area is important. All vegetation will be cleared which then be stockpiled and disposed of properly in accordance with the environmental regulations.
Whether the project is for an individual landowner or for a major commercial development, Frank Owens Contractors works closely with its clients to ensure that the objectives and requirements of the project are met.