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Upcoming Risk Management Webcast: Best Practices for Construction

Aug 10, 2011

NORCROSS, GA (August 10, 2011)—On August 18, 2011 at 2p.m. (EDT), Reed Construction Data, a leading North American provider of construction information, will present “Risk Management, Best Practices for Construction;” a free webcast on how to identify threats that can impact businesses and systematic ways to minimize risk potential.

The webcast will bring together industry experts Ovidiu Cretu, Cost Estimating and Modeling Unit Manager, Washington State Department of Transportation, and Co-author of Risk Management for Design and Construction; Ann Jones, Senior Director of Strategy and Innovation, LexisNexis Risk Solutions; and John Shea, Director of Data Licensing and Alternate Channel Sales, RSMeans, a division of Reed Construction Data, to discuss:

  • The definition of risk management
  • Project cost and schedule estimates
  • Risk-based estimates
  • Impact of crime, credit and drugs on the quality of hires
  • Effective use of background checks
  • Criminal, credit and drug test use trends
  • Anticipated legislative steps for background check results

The webcast will be broadcast live starting at 2 p.m. (EDT).  Registration is complimentary for all participants; pre-registration is required.  Questions from the Internet audience will be accepted during the live webcast, which will also be archived for later viewing.
For more information and to reserve your space at the Aug. 18 webcast, visit: http://www.reedconstructiondata.com/events/2011/08/risk-management-best-practices-for-construction/?cmpid=EMC|RCD|webcast|RiskMgt.

About RSMeans
RSMeans, part of Reed Construction Data, is North America’s leading source of construction cost information.  The company offers print, CD and online cost data; reference books and seminars; and consulting services – tools to help owners, developers, architects, engineers, and contractors estimate and control construction costs.

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Reed Construction Data, a division of Reed Business Information and the Inaugural Strategic Partner of the AIA, is a leading North American provider of construction information through a diverse portfolio of innovative products and services. Reed offers its customers construction project leads, building product information, construction cost tools, construction news through a suite of online and print references — all valuable resources for architects, engineers, contractors, manufacturers, distributors and other professionals in the construction industry. For more information, visit www.reedconstructiondata.com or call 877-REED411.

Reed Business Information, a part of the Reed Elsevier Group plc (NYSE:RUK and ENL), is North America’s largest business-to-business information provider, with more than 80 market-leading publications, 55 Websites and a range of leading business-to-business services.