Construction Safety Management

October 25, 1993|
Construction Safety Management by Raymond Elliot Levitt
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Designing safety into every facet of your construction organizationisn t just sensible, it s also profitable.... Featuring provensafety management methods gathered from fifteen years or researchat Stanford University and used by the most successful constructionmanagers in the industry, Construction Safety Management is acomprehensive blueprint for CEOs, job-site managers, foremen,safety professionals, and owners on safely managing constructionwork at every level and phase of a project. Incorporating thesemanagement practices and policies into a practical format ofreal-life case studies and summary action steps, this new updatedSecond Edition offers each member of the construction managementteam specific advice on effectively upgrading an organization stotal safety performance, including:
* Building a corporate culture of zero accidents
* Planning for high project performance
* Establishing accountability for safety
* Eliminating drugs and alcohol from the job site
* Maintaining a communications safety net
* Achieving the dual goal of safety and productivity
* Maintaining effective crews
* Measuring safety performance
* Monitoring contractors for safety

This new edition also reviews key requirements of the ComprehensiveSafety and Health Reform Act of 1993 and discusses the potential ofemerging management techniques and computing technologies forconstruction safety management, including Total Quality Management,partnering, robotics, automated process control, artificialintelligence, and expert systems.

"The Second Edition is even better than the first. The informationis timely but what s even more important, the techniques work!"Raymond Hays, Director Environmental Safety and Health/QA RUSTConstruction Services

"The detailed guidance provided throughout the book will enable allsegments and levels of the construction industry to increaseproductivity." Jim E. Lapping Director, Safety and Health Buildingand Construction Trades Department AFL-CIO
RAYMOND ELLIOT LEVITT is Professor of Civil Engineering andAssociate Director of the Center for Integrated FacilityEngineering at Stanford University. NANCY MORSE SAMELSON is a construction safety management consultantbased in Stanford, California.
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Title:Construction Safety ManagementFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:304 pages, 9.15 X 6.4 X 1.09 inShipping dimensions:304 pages, 9.15 X 6.4 X 1.09 inPublished:October 25, 1993Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0471599336

ISBN - 13:9780471599333

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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