Inside a Safety Turnaround
- Team building. Cook, Nick // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Apr2007, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p22
The article discusses health and safety on a construction project to redesign and repair job centers and social security offices in Great Britain. The project was being run by the Department for Work and Pensions. The author notes that health and safety performance ratings for the project were...
- HSE to monitor on-site safety of migrant workers. // Contract Journal;5/7/2008, Vol. 443 Issue 6674, p2
The article reports that the Great Britain Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will automatically collect details of the nationality of workers involved in reportable accidents at construction sites in the country. The aim of the HSE is to see whether migrant workers are at greater risk of being...
- OSHA FRUSTRATED BY DEATH RATE. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;09/18/2000, Vol. 245 Issue 11, p15
Reports the efforts of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to reduce construction jobsite fatalities in Florida. Creation of an enforcement environment for the compliance of contractors; Establishment of a partnership program for employers; Need for additional funds to implement...
- Ten safety ideas you can use. // Pit & Quarry;Mar99, Vol. 91 Issue 9, p24
Enumerates safety ideas from a contractor perspective provided by Hap Pigsley, safety director for Platt Construction. Importance of providing back-up alarms; Training requirements; Updates; Uniformity in controls.
- Architects face site bans as industry acts on safety. Booth, Robert // Building Design;11/1/2002, Issue 1554, p3
Reports on the threats of construction site bans faced by architects if they fail to prove they can design out accidents for contractors and building maintenance staff. Concern on the issue of site deaths due to design errors; Call of the Health & Safety Executive for consultants to introduce...
- New Safety Methods Boost Jobsite Results. Moore, Paula // ENR: Engineering News-Record;2/4/2013, Vol. 270 Issue 3, p9
The article discusses trends in workplace safety by construction contractors. Topics include statistical analysis of workplace safety incidents and accidents, an increased focus on proactive indicators such as worker attitudes and safety behaviors, and the use of employee behavior modification...
- JUST THE FACTS. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Mar2002, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p69
Discusses reasons construction safety is challenging in the United States. Number of people working in the construction industry; Average number of construction workers killed on the job each year from 1980-1993; Percent of workers' compensation costs spent on construction injuries.
- SLOW DOWN! Rushing could put you at risk. Brown, Bob // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Mar2002, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p70
Reports that rushing around on construction sites could put construction workers at risk in the United States. Reasons that may cause a person to hurry; Institution of a safety pause; Observations on tasks that are normally done in a hurry.
- Constructionline targets safety. Pearman, Ross // Contract Journal;6/12/2002, Vol. 413 Issue 6381, p1
Reports on the decision of Constructionline to partner with the online safety performance database of the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme. Objective of the database; Reason of Constructionline for entering the agreement.