Safety culture

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Construction safety group updates jobsite safety climate workbook

Silver Spring, MD – Noting that partnerships between construction management and employees “are most effective when they exist within a positive safety climate,” the Center for Construction Research and Training, also known as CPWR, has updated its workbook, "Strengthening Jobsite Safety Climate by Using and Improving Leading Indicators."
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Staying safe in construction

As work picks up, construction firms must do their part to keep injuries down
A recent survey shows that more than 70 percent of construction firms expect to add to their workforce in 2016. As the construction market heats up in many sectors, what can employers do to help keep construction workers – particularly new or inexperienced workers – safe?
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'You can't subcontract safety'

OSHA, FCC host workshop on tower climbers
Deaths among communication tower workers have increased, prompting OSHA to ask for input on how to reverse the trend. A recent workshop hosted by OSHA and the Federal Communications Commission explored best practices for keeping climbers safe.
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FINDING A MEANING

Defining ‘world-class’ safety

What does the phrase mean, and how can organizations achieve world-class status?

“World-class safety” is a frequently heard phrase, but what does it really mean to have a world-class safety program? As Safety+Health found out, the answers are complex.


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