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Celebrate the 4th Safely

Posted on June 25, 2018

By: Vogel Bros. Safety Department July 4th is our Independence Day, and that means cookouts, parades, flags and fireworks. While there’s plenty to celebrate, unfortunately, the thrill and excitement of fireworks can also bring pain and injury. Vogel Bros. encourages you to only enjoy fireworks at a public display conducted by professionals, especially since under [...]

2018 Trench Safety Stand-Down

Posted on May 29, 2018

By Daniel Vogel, Safety Specialist At Vogel Bros. Building Co., we believe that all jobsite accidents are preventable and that our actions make a difference. With that in mind, we will be actively participating in the 2018 Trench Safety Stand Down, June 18-23, in an effort to raise trench safety awareness throughout our organization. During [...]

Motivation or Movement?

Posted on May 21, 2018

By Mark Rounds, VP of Corporate Development Through my career I have witnessed and studied a multitude of employee motivation techniques. When I was an aspiring leader, my mentor told me that I couldn’t motivate anyone; however, I could create an environment where the person was motivated to do the work. Later, I discovered that [...]

Learning and Relearning Keeps Us Safe

Posted on April 30, 2018

By Vogel Bros. Safety Department “Each day learn something new, and just as important, relearn something old.” –Robert Brault* Whether you’re a new apprentice or a seasoned journeyman one project away from retirement, Vogel Bros. believes we are all continual learners. When it comes to the safety of our employees on the jobsite, we believe [...]

Visioneering

Posted on April 16, 2018

By Mark Rounds, VP of Corporate Development When I first started my civil engineering education in 1978, (I know I am dating myself) I had a required reading from a paper written in 1969 that contained the following story: Three workmen were cutting stone for a structure and gave different answers to an inquiry as [...]

Demonstrating “People are the Key to Our Success” by Celebrating Employees

Posted on March 19, 2018

Vogel Bros. Building Co. hosted a celebration at our new office on Saturday, March 17, 2018 that recognized milestone years-of-service for six employees and congratulated one employee on the announcement of his retirement. Retirees joined office staff, craft workers and leadership at the event that served as a forum for both the annual employee recognition [...]