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.
Portland Milwaukie Light Rail Project
A Collaborative Effort
Successful large capital projects, like the Portland Milwaukie light rail expansion are dependent upon a strong relationship between the owner and contractor.
12 Cardinal Rules
Construction activities that occur nearly every day may become routine and repetitious for even experienced construction workers. How you keep information fresh and everyone on a project focused on hazards that could result in significant injury or a fatality can be challenging, even for innovative firms like Hoffman Construction, a leader in construction safety for decades.
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Transformational Growth in Safety
The actual process of shifting the culture in our organizations is fairly complex and involves a lot of effort. Most of us have been exasperated at one time or another as to the pace of change, the reluctance to change from our old approaches, or the commitment to strive for the emerging vision of who we could be.
Sellwood Bridge Replacement Project:
Insights Into Planning and Hazard Assessment
Many people believe that construction safety is a manner of common sense. For those involved with building construction, identifying and managing the associated hazards have become second nature.
Organizations working to improve their safety performance have come to realize that safety policies and procedures are necessary but not sufficient for continuously improving performance.
While exploring reasons that may have constrained performance, insights have emerged from academics who have been characterizing organizational and safety cultures.
Zero incidents through collaboration.
Provide support for and encourage highly collaborative and innovative cultures to achieve incident-free workplaces. More...
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