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Can Safety Culture Become a Useful Concept?
by Steve Hecker

Published: August 7th, 2013

Safety culture is a term and concept that many people in the safety and health field use regularly with varied assumptions about its meaning. For some, culture is "the way we do things around here." For others, culture is "what we do when no one is watching." These may be useful shorthand ways of describing an organizational characteristic, but they don't tell us enough about what specific elements safety culture comprises, how safety culture relates to actual safety performance, and how to measure it.

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Don't Lose Sight of the Value of Near-Miss Reporting
by Doug Moore

Published: July 10th, 2013

Anyone in construction can tell you that it's impossible to build a structure without the foundation. When it comes to building a world-class safety culture, my 30-plus years in the industry have convinced me that near-miss reporting is a key part of the foundation.

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Communication is Key For Construction Safety
by Jeff Stanton

Published: June 13th, 2013

I have had the pleasure of spending over three decades in various positions in the commercial construction industry. Throughout the years, I've managed a number of complex and challenging construction projects that have ignited my passion for safety. I've seen the construction industry change in many ways; technology and communication first come to mind.

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Please take a moment to visit Skanska's new IFE website, www.injuryfreeenvironment.com. There, you will be able learn about their program and culture, and read issues of The Leading Edge newsletter. Skanska's IFE site is an excellent resource for companies looking to enter into an IFE culture, as well as established companies interested in learning what another successful organization is doing to keep its people safe.

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