Owner-Safety - The Owners Influence on Project/Contractor...

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Unformatted text preview: The Owners Influence on Project/Contractor Safety Performance Introduction Background Methodology Data Collection Data Analysis Results Background Prior research has consistently indicated that owners play a significant role in construction safety Selection of contractors Development of contract documents Level of involvement during total project execution NIOSH supported this study Methodology Mailed survey to largest 425 owners in the United States Personal interviews Owners Project Management Contractor Project Management Data Collection 81 projects (site management interviews) 64 U.S. 14 Canadian 3 International 59 projects had worker hours in excess of 100,000 hours 49 U.S. 7 Canadian 3 International Types of Projects Public 10.2% Private 89.8% Civil work 1.7% Commercial 6.8% Utilities 8.5% Manufacturing 32.2% Petrochemical 50.8% Combined 10% Maintenance 5% Unio n 32.2 % Mixed 35.6% Open Shop 32.2% Shutdown 10% Renovation 19% New 50% Size and Safety Performance Total hours expended: 2.4 million hours Average project cost: $380 million Safety record: 1.95 TRIR (injuries per 200,000 hours) Total Project Data Total project hours = 143 million hours Cost = $21 billion Findings Relationship of TRIR with: Project type Selection of safe contractors Contractual safety requirements Owners safety involvement during project execution Project Type private public 1.62 3.16 0.00 0.50 1.00 1.50 2.00 2.50 3.00 3.50 TRIR Project Type Continued design-build general contract 1.15 2.35 0.00 0.50 1.00 1.50 2.00 2.50 TRIR Project Type Continued Project Type Continued All Others Shutdowns 1.80 2.91 0.00 0.50 1.00 1.50 2.00 2.50 3.00 TRIR Project Type Continued Petrochemical Manufacturing 1.11 1.83 2.66 4.71 0.00 1.00 2.00 3.00 4.00 5.00 TRIR Excluding Shutdowns Shutdowns Project Type Continued Open Shop Merit Shop Union 1.32 2.07 2.71 0.00 0.50 1.00 1.50 2.00 2.50 3.00 TRIR 100~200...
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