Worker safety and health is a top priority for the construction industry, but there is always room for improvement. In the past, Washington has experienced higher injury and illness rates compared to other states. In fact, during 2011, the Washington construction total recordable case rate per 100 full-time workers led the nation.
In addition to complying with State and Federal guidelines, many construction contractors have established guidelines or “best practices” in order to prevent injuries and accidents while on the job. The Construction Project Safety Management Best Practices Handbook is available for free download on AGC of Washington’s website. You can click here to access your own copy.
As an industry professional, you can truly benefit from taking the time to read this entire manual. The key insights and information provided have the power to save you time and money, all while preventing accidents and injuries.
Remember: A safe construction site is a productive construction site.