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Across the Industry, All Shook Up

Friday, December 13, 2013

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Sometimes, we wonder if infrastructure and construction are just day jobs for crews waiting for Hollywood to discover them.

First came the gents of the offshore rig Bourbon Peridot, with their lip-synch video of Toto's "Africa."

Now, it seems, there's an entire industry subculture devoted to new spins on the Harlem Shake. Although the craze has subsided a bit since fans were uploading 4,000 new Harlem Shake videos a day to YouTube earlier this year, it hasn't died.

Trendspotters may note this recent addition, hosted by global formwork supplier Doka atop a New York City work site:

 

Then, there's a heavy-equipment version by this unidentified crew:

 

There's a Swedish version:

 

A white-collar version, courtesy of Boston-based builder Suffolk Construction:

 

This one, by journeymen Harlem Shakers at Ferris State University's construction management program:

 

And hundreds of others, most of them too dangerous or inappropriate for public distribution.

It's all meant in fun, of course, but three important reminders bear mentioning:

  • Health and safety authorities are unlikely to approve of most of this activity.
  • Supervisors watch YouTube, too.

   

Tagged categories: Construction; Health and safety; Project Management

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