Parallels between the safety journey and lean journey
Leading organizations in the construction industry have focused their continuous improvement efforts to shift their cultures to not only create Injury Free Work Environments but also to cultivate innovations, integrate emerging technologies and incorporate Lean thinking.
Confessions and Aspirations
Sharing information about project safety success, innovations and challenges is an important strategy that SafeBuild Alliance contractors use to improve safety performance.
Practical solutions through innovative thinking
Contractors work hard to make projects efficient, cost effective and safe.
Organizations today that are committed to self-improvement are exploring how to integrate Safety and the principles of LEAN.
By Greg Sparks, PE, Project Development Manager for the Port of Portland. The article in its entirety appeared in the October 10, 2014 edtion of the Oregon DJC, here.
This is an executive summary of the article.
Zero incidents through collaboration.
Provide support for and encourage highly collaborative and innovative cultures to achieve incident-free workplaces. More...
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