Facility Shutdown and Turnarounds

Facility Shutdown and Turnarounds


Comprehensive Shutdown Solutions

Cannon Building has particular expertise in successfully executing plant shutdowns and turnarounds. We understand that minimum downtime is critical to your business. Cannon Building crews are working 24-hours until critical plant turnarounds are complete. Having successfully completed close to 100 shutdowns and turnarounds, Cannon Building is recognized as having state-of-the-art expertise in this important aspect of construction.

Our focus during shutdowns and turnarounds includes:

  • Architects & Engineer Coordination
  • CPM Scheduling
  • Critical Material and Equipment Procurement
  • Effective Communication
  • Facility Startup and Commissioning Services
  • Identifying and Eliminating Any Potential Risks and Completion Obstacles
  • Isolation/IAQ Plan Preparations
  • Labor Management
  • Maximized Safety Initiatives
  • On-time Delivery
  • Quality Preservation
  • Pre-planning/Project Scope Definition
  • Risk Mitigation/Safety Planning
  • Training of Shutdown Teams
  • Turnover Package Preparation
  • Work Proficiency in Occupied Spaces


Cannon Building takes safety during shutdown work very seriously. Risk analysis and assessment detect project specific sources of danger, and these risks are controlled through a combination of organizational and technical measures. Cannon Building has an EMR Rating of .78, significantly lower than the industry average of 1.0. Our commitment to safety is evidenced through an OSHA Recordable Incident Rate and Lost Work Day Rate of 0% for three years running.

Training for Shutdown Work

The Cannon Building team’s training for shutdown and turnaround projects is ongoing. Together with our sub-contractors, we analyze completed projects to perfect our expertise and maintain our exceptional safety record.