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  • Scott Staffon Says an Effective Construction Safety Program Needs a Good Work Plan

    Every construction company has a safety program. Not many realize that even the most comprehensive safety program doesn’t work without the right plan behind it in the field.

    Safety is traditionally viewed in terms of policies, programs, and compliance – making sure you’re keeping your workers and job sites safe to minimize incidents and employee injuries. It’s a necessary way to think about safety, but companies who stick with that understanding ignore a huge part of it: How do those policies, programs, and compliance translate to the work being completed in the field? Safety should be conceived in broader terms of risk. Our own Scott Staffon, CSDZ Director of Risk Management, took a look at this in a blog for Redpath and Company titled “Opinion: Your Construction Safety Program Can’t Be Effective Without a Good Work Plan.”