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D0-BigProjects-class - CI I Annual Conference 2001...

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Unformatted text preview: CI I Annual Conference 2001 Achieving Good Safety Performance on Large Construction Projects Construction Industry Facts • 636,000 construction companies • >7,000,000 persons employed in construction • Construction industry (risk)- 18% work related deaths - 15% all workers compensation cases • Over 1,000 construction workers are killed each year 3 First CII Zero Accidents Study Findings - 1993 • High-impact zero accident techniques- Pre-project/pre-task planning for safety- Safety orientation and training- Written safety incentive programs- Alcohol and substance abuse programs- Accident/incident investigations 4 CI I OSH A Recor dable Per for mance - 1993-2000 - 1993- 2000 5 Zero Accidents - Revisited 5,148,000,000 jobhours worked by CII Member Companies 51% reduction in recordable injuries What safety best practices have supported this improvement and are at the forefront of safety management today? “Making Zero Accidents a Reality” CII Project Team Formed 1999 6 Zero Accidents Study 2000/2001 • Methodology – two studies- Large construction firms- Large construction projects • Survey of 400 largest construction firms in the U.S.- Based on ENR 400 for 1999- 400 surveys sent – 106 responses 7 Zero Accidents Study 2000/2001 • Detailed interviews on construction projects- 38 Projects • Petrochemical • Industrial • Public works • Transportation • Hotel-Casino • Commercial buildings- U.S. wide geographic area - $50-$600 million 8 Nine Industry Best Practices • Getting to Zero • Demonstrated management commitment • Staffing for safety • Safety planning – pre-project / pre-task • Safety training and education • Worker involvement and participation • Recognition and rewards • Subcontractor management • Accident/incident reporting and investigation • Drug and alcohol testing 9 Best Practice Results Over 30 key findings revealed companies utilizing these best practices have significantly lower recordable injury rates. 10 Zero Accidents Study 2000/2001 Of the thirty-eight (38) construction projects interviewed, four (4) projects have achieved zero OSHA recordable injury accidents. 11 11 Results from other studies • A few supporting findings from other research studies are also included • The general nature of these other studies is briefly noted Demonstrated Management Commitment • How frequently does top management participate in recordable incident investigations?...
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This note was uploaded on 08/27/2011 for the course BCN 5737 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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