Why construction is the future | PPE that fits | Ethics and construction

Welcome to the second episode of the 21CC podcast, brought to you by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).21CC is short for 21st Century Construction, which means we’ll be looking ahead to the challenges the industry faces, such as Quality and Safety, Sustainability, and Skills.

In this episode 1979’s Usborne Book of the Future set out what life would be like in the 2000s. How correct was it? Justin Stanton and Tom Cheesewright discuss what it got right about today, and what it means for tomorrow.[01:39]

[10:56] New CIOB president Sandi Rhys-Jones kicked off her presidential year with an awkward question: Why can’t we give women #PPEthatfits? Hear her ideas for turning that industry blind spot into a surprising advantage.

[21:57] And, in a segment sponsored by Cohesive, we hear from David Philp, chair of the CIOB’s innovation advisory group, about the latest thinking on construction and “ESG”, meaning environment, social wellbeing, and governance.

[19:09] CM Communities Editor Nicky Roger jargon busting BIM Dimensions

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