Hurricane Season June 1st



June 1st marks the beginning of Hurricane Season.

Make sure your construction site and properties are prepared for the summer storms.  It’s important to have a plan.  Here are some suggestions:

  • Have a portable battery operated weather band radio with extra batteries onsite.
  • Develop a list of emergency contacts for project contacts and subcontractors.
  • Secure or remove Job Site Signage
  • Clean up debris and tie up loose objects i.e. plywood, lumber and building supplies.
  • Secure Portable toilets
  • Empty dumpsters or securely cover them so that debris cannot become windblown.
  • Make sure Stormwater BMPs will not cause flooding issues, and that BMPs are in place to meet adequate standards.
  • Protect all project documents and backup computer files.
  • Turn off utilities