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Safety in Construction

Safety on a construction project has always

been a debatable subject. Most owners

would probably leave it to the contractor.

The reasoning behind this approach is an operational

issue in which many owners do not feel

comfortable becoming involved.

This should not be the case. The owner

should set the direction for any upcoming project.

Past experience of highly successful construction

projects has clearly demonstrated that

early and active involvement of the owner has a

major impact on the safety and quality performance

of all contractors on the job.

Rules and regulations are ineffective unless

they are understood and enforced. Some of the

best rules are simple and to the point. For example,

the Golden Rule, “Do unto others as you

would have them do unto you,” is short and

simple, but provides direction for millions.... More here


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