ABC report: Safety best practices crater contractor recordable incident rates
- Published: Tuesday, 10 May 2016 12:00
- Written by Concrete News
Sources: Associated Builders and Contractors, Washington, D.C.; CP staff
The ABC 2016 Safety Performance Report — Understanding the Impact of Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) Participation documents proactive practices’ potential to reduce recordable incidents up to 86 percent, making the best-performing builders and contractors 700-plus percent safer than the industry average. Six leading indicators have the most dramatic impact: substance abuse program; new hire and site-specific safety orientations; toolbox talks; near-miss/near-hit analysis; and, site safety committee.