Designing safety into every facet of your construction organization isn t just sensible, it s also profitable...Featuring proven safety management methods gathered from fifteen years or research at Stanford University and used by the most successful construction managers in the industry, Construction Safety Management is a comprehensive blueprint for CEOs, job--site managers, foremen, safety professionals, and owners on safely managing construction work at every level and phase of a project.
Incorporating these management practices and policies into a practical format of real--life case studies and summary action steps, this new updated Second Edition offers each member of the construction management team specific advice on effectively upgrading an organization s total safety performance, including: aeo Building a corporate culture of zero accidents aeo Planning for high project performance aeo Establishing accountability for safety aeo Eliminating drugs and alcohol from the job site aeo Maintaining a communications safety net aeo Achieving the dual goal of safety and productivity aeo Maintaining effective crews aeo Measuring safety performance aeo Monitoring contractors for safety This new edition also reviews key requirements of the Comprehensive Safety and Health Reform Act of 1993 and discusses the potential of emerging management techniques and computing technologies for construction safety management, including Total Quality Management, partnering, robotics, automated process control, artificial intelligence, and expert systems. "The Second Edition is even better than the first.
The information is timely but what s even more important, the techniques work!" Raymond Hays, Director Environmental Safety and Health/QA RUST Construction Services "The detailed guidance provided throughout the book will enable all segments and levels of the construction industry to increase productivity." Jim E. Lapping Director, Safety and Health Building and Construction Trades Department AFL--CIO