Armando Iachini: What Other Things Construcciones Yamaro May Offer

Many people may think that having the power of association between a science such as engineering and other such as sociology and its various branches has poor results or has no sense. However, the reality is that today it is not possible to separate one from the other.

Armando Iachini: What Other Things Construcciones Yamaro May Offer
Avoiding any risks of harm

The company’s principles and values instilled to its employees, from the moment they enter the organization, must be premised on ensuring the quality of the work performed and for the environment where it is built.

Regardless of the environment where the person is working, Construcciones Yamaro has taken into consideration as a main value to avoid using substances that can be capable of harming the nature, flora and fauna in the environment surrounding any of its works. All this means that the company has reinvented itself in its market, becoming a pioneer of the Venezuelan construction, while positioned as an example to follow for competition and other companies, regardless of the market in which they unfold.

Construcciones Yamaro works incessantly every day under these parameters, to the point that within its management -it can be during one, three, six and twelve months- many direct or indirectly competing companies have joined the initiative to construct large buildings, but with the least possible chances or risk of pollution. Currently, there are some studies conducted to demonstrate which the market is, how often they change their methodology and analysis are performed to discover what kind of materials -anticorrosive, minerals, and tools- should be used to avoid any negative changes in the ecosystem.

Armando Iachini: What Other Things Construcciones Yamaro May Offer
Hard work with green conscious

Corporate Environmental Responsibility always favors improving the place where we live and where the companies operate by reducing environmental costs and the costs of the company: the proper use of natural resources, it also reduces costs of energy, water, raw materials, waste, etc. This is a really serious topic for the company, so it is important to remember that Construcciones Yamaro guarantees the best quality in its works, while minimizing all risks of environmental degradation.

What to Consider in Each Construction Environment

The protection sense. It is important to distinguish that every work and activity in the construction sector has its risks, however, for Construcciones Yamaro all these risks can be handle and avoided in a right way in order to abstain from any health risk.

Different aspects regarding industry safe and activities in the construction sector may lead to the most common primary risks, to which workers are exposed, and even supervisors may be victims of those risks if the necessary measures are not taken. Construcciones Yamaro can be sure that many things can be achieved in the prevention of accidents if strict safety regulations during a construction work are considered.

What to Consider in Each Construction Environment
Safety sense

Measures to be taken. Construcciones Yamaro carries out different activities in the construction sector in Venezuela. Because of its great experience in the field, the company has adapted industrial safety measures to protect and ensure the welfare of its workers in each one of the rooms, spaces and areas of any construction work.

Before reviewing the measures to be taken in each workplace, it is very important to remember the significance of taking care of the general preventive security measures. Even though these seem simple and obvious, we must insist on their compliance.

All those details, measures and considerations are taken into account in the different work environments; some of them can be:

For Cold Environments

What to Consider in Each Construction Environment
Safety campaigns

Cold environments, whether internal or external, may increase the risk of work disability and disease of the worker. Construcciones Yamaro recommends:

  • To use proper cold and activity protective clothing. It is also important to consider special clothing in case of rain.
  • To provide shelter areas and heat supplies for the worker.
  • To increase metabolism.
  • To avoid prolonged exposure in these environments.
  • To provide supplies of hot drinks.
  • To adapt labor practices.

For cases of Hot Environments

Contrary to the previous environment, Construcciones Yamaro suggests:

  • Using breathable clothing.
  • Considering having covered areas (shaded).
  • Reducing metabolism.
  • Avoiding prolonged exposure in these environments.
  • Providing water supplies.

For cases of Demolition and earthworks

What to Consider in Each Construction Environment
Measures to be taken

Demolition is one of the most dangerous construction activities. In addition to the physical, chemical and biological hazards, these works can cause hygiene hazards that not only compromise the worker’s life, but also can damage the surrounding communities. For these cases, Construcciones Yamaro recommends:

  • To insist on full and proper use of personal protective equipment.
  • To minimize uneven terrain.
  • To avoid charges after being subjected to vibrations.

Finally, it is important to consider the more than 40 years of experience of Construcciones Yamaro. Through these years, the company has been raising important major works for the country and the company got ahead, being an example of management and entrepreneurship. This company also has great interest and compromise with its workers, employees and the Venezuelan society. Terms related to safety and environment are some of the most important aspects considered in every work Construcciones Yamaro does since its beginning.

Construction at Heights: A Safe Work for Construcciones Yamaro

Construcciones Yamaro is aware that work on high constructions is one of the most dangerous activities; consequently, falls from heights are a big risk for the life of workers.

Construction at Heights: A Safe Work for Construcciones Yamaro
Working at heights

It is important to distinguish that every work and activity in the construction sector has its risks, however, for Construcciones Yamaro all these risks can be handle and avoided in a right way in order to abstain from any health risk.

Different aspects about this topic and activities in the construction sector may lead to the most common primary risks, to which workers are exposed, and even supervisors may be victims of those risks if the necessary measures are not taken.

Construcciones Yamaro and the law

Construction at Heights: A Safe Work for Construcciones Yamaro
Protective devices

In compliance with the Organic Law on Prevention, Conditions and Working Environment (Lopcymat in Spanish), Construcciones Yamaro is committed with the security of each of its workers, always considering construction activities, installation, maintenance or repair work carried out in heights, with risks on free fall and serious injury. The company evaluates the following aspects:

  • Dangerous conditions
  • Making unsafe maneuvers
  • Negligence

Accidents that can be handled

Many of the accidents in the construction sector, rather than being related to lack of knowledge or skills, are associated with the low valuation that takes into security systems. Nevertheless, Construcciones Yamaro can be sure that much can be achieved in the prevention of accidents if strict safety regulations for work on heights are considered. Some aspects to be considered are:

  • In addition to individual protection, consider collective protection.
  • Evaluate work surfaces that are not defective, slippery, unstable, disorderly, unmarked or deprived of secure access.
  • Make sure of weather conditions are the appropriate. Sometime, weather can adverse job performance.
  • Use appropriately all personal protective equipment: safety belt or harness, sling or gripper and lifeline.
  • Install and monitor the entire devices related to worker’s protection.
  • Report any defects, damage, misuse or lack of equipment or protective devices.
  • If a safety device is removed, it must be replaced by an alternative one that does not decrease the level of security.
  • Openly and responsibly report the accompanying dangers that the worker will be exposed to: power, sharp edges, moving equipment, confined spaces or handling of hazardous substances.
  • Correct use of scaffolding, ladders and cranes: the use of these devices to access the work will depend on the functions, frequency of passage, height and of course, time of use. In addition to this information, the election must allow safe evacuation in case of imminent danger.
  • Promoting safe traffic maneuvers roofs and canals.
  • Use sturdy railings and height necessary to prevent slippage of workers or avoid falling tools.
  • Conduct regular medical checkups to determine the healthy mental and physical condition of the workers.
  • Train workers on theoretical, practical and on a regular basis related to the risks of working at heights, equipment and security systems, inspection and maintenance of equipment and security systems, safe work procedures and first aid.
  • Evaluate the conditions and occupational hazards on a regular basis and on completion of the projects.