305 Safety - Safety 180:305 Need for safe practice...

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    Safety 180:305
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    Need for safe practice Improvement in safety record lags behind that  achieved in other hazardous industries Factors that motivate safe practice: Humanitarian concerns Economic Costs and Benefits Legal and regulatory considerations
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    Economic Costs of Accidents Direct cost of previous accidents Insurance premiums and ratings Direct cost of each accident occurrence Delay to project Uninsured damages (Table 17.1) Lost production Indirect cost Loss of skilled workers and equipment
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    Table 17.1  (p. 295) Uninsured costs.
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    Figure 17.1  (p. 293) Compensation insurance base rates for construction workers (selected states and  crafts).
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    Federal Legislation and Regulation Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) 1970 OSHA requirements OSHA 200 First report of injury
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    Figure 17.2  (p. 297) Development of OSHA regulation.
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2009 for the course CIVIL ENGI 180:305 taught by Professor Williams during the Fall '07 term at Rutgers.

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