Supervisors and Managers Role: Impacting Contractor Actions and Safety

Monitoring contractors by supervision and management is key to keeping workers safe and preventing injuries. To better understand the difference between supervision and management, it is wise to separate the two and explain the responsibility of each role. Once the roles are properly understood, companies should pay attention to behaviors as supervisors and managers monitor [...]

2021-09-02T12:08:52-06:00September 2nd, 2021|Business, Newsletter, Safety Matters|

Near-Misses: Get Them Framed!

Framing is vital to a house, vital to photos we treasure, and it's vital in virtually any area of assessment or evaluation. For most of us, it's about structure. When there is a sense of order in a process, the process not only goes more smoothly, but information can be gathered more quickly and the [...]

2017-05-09T10:20:51-06:00September 6th, 2016|Safety Matters|

Near-Misses: Indicators and Reporting

Near-misses can be wake-up calls. If we choose to wake up. If we instead choose to thinkk of them as just a dream, as something that could have happened, but did not, and we just count our lucky stars, we could well be missing the most instructive event to occur on our work site. Oh sure, [...]

2017-05-09T10:20:52-06:00September 2nd, 2016|Safety Matters|

Near-Misses: An Assessment Tool in Construction

I know what many of you think when one of these happens. "Phew! Thank goodness for that near-miss. Let's just be a little more careful. Would hate to have to fill out incident paperwork!" {Photo courtesy of Flickr user Drew's Photo Shoots via a Creative Commons license] The Missing Piece? OK, so maybe that last [...]

2017-05-09T10:20:54-06:00August 30th, 2016|Safety Matters|
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