JLC • NEW ENGLAND EDITION • JULY 1995 JLC • NEW ENGLAND EDITION • APRIL 1995/0
by Al Bredenberg
If you think safety planning is a waste of time,
think again. Companies with effective safety programs
have less employee turnover, lower insurance
costs, and fewer problems with OSHA.
Your safety plan has to be customized for your
company. But here are a few tips on setting one up.
Identify the Risks
A 1992 study showed that 90% of construction
fatalities come down to four basic causes:
• Getting struck by something
• Getting caught in or between things, including
• Getting electrocuted
Look over your operation with an eye for these