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Construction Safety and HealthConstruction SafetyWhy Focus on SafetyHidden Cost of an AccidentContractor’s Experience RatingThe Cause of Accidents – just a few:A Safety Program is MultifacetedTool Box MeetingsStart New Workers out RightDuring an OSHA InspectionConstruction Project ManagementConstruction Project ManagementFourth EditionFourth EditionConstruction Project Management, 4/eFrederick Gould, Nancy JoyceCopyright © 2014 by Pearson Education, Inc.All Rights ReservedConstruction Safety and Health Chapter 14Construction Project Management, 4/eFrederick Gould, Nancy JoyceCopyright © 2014 by Pearson Education, Inc.All Rights ReservedConstruction SafetyWhy should we focus on Safety?How do workers get hurt/killed?Safety ProgramCorporate SafetySite SafetyWhat to do during an OSHA InspectionConstruction Project Management, 4/eFrederick Gould, Nancy JoyceCopyright © 2014 by Pearson Education, Inc.All Rights ReservedWhy Focus on SafetyWorkers expect and deserve to work safelyConstruction is by nature a hazardous professionThe consequences (and costs) of accidents are severeConstruction Project Management, 4/eFrederick Gould, Nancy JoyceCopyright © 2014 by Pearson Education, Inc.All Rights ReservedHidden Cost of an AccidentLost work timeCrew Break-upDamage to tools & equipmentSpoiled WorkEconomic loss to family of injuredPayment of PenaltiesConstruction Project Management, 4/eFrederick Gould, Nancy JoyceCopyright © 2014 by Pearson Education, Inc.All Rights ReservedContractor’s Experience RatingCalled EMR or Mod RateEMR modifies the premium a contractor pays for worker’s compensation insurance1 is average – higher than 1 is poor and less than 1 is goodConstruction Project Management, 4/eFrederick Gould, Nancy JoyceCopyright © 2014 by Pearson Education, Inc.All Rights ReservedThe Cause of Accidents – just a few:FallingExplosionToxic ChemicalsDrugs and AlcoholWorker ErrorFireFalling ObjectsCaught “in-between”Construction Project Management, 4/eFrederick Gould, Nancy JoyceCopyright © 2014 by Pearson Education, Inc.All Rights ReservedA Safety Program is MultifacetedSafety ProgramCorporate Safety Site SafetyNew Employee TrainingSafety TrainingInspection & EnforcementOrganization Design Site Management Hazard Identification Fall ProtectionPersonal Protection EquipmentConstruction Project Management, 4/eFrederick Gould, Nancy JoyceCopyright © 2014 by Pearson Education, Inc.All Rights ReservedTool Box Meetings Brief and usually run by forepersonsFocus on a single problem relevant to upcoming workAddress any recent accidents or “near misses”Construction Project Management, 4/eFrederick Gould, Nancy JoyceCopyright © 2014 by Pearson Education, Inc.All Rights ReservedStart New Workers out RightAsk about last job and experienceDescribe new job and rulesGive the worker a test runShow worker around siteStart worker out slowlyObserve worker for a few daysAsk crew to watch out for new workerConstruction Project Management, 4/eFrederick Gould, Nancy JoyceCopyright © 2014 by Pearson Education, Inc.All Rights ReservedDuring an OSHA InspectionRefer to Designated Safety OfficerDetermine scope of visitAccompany inspectorTake photos and notesCorrect noted problems


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