Construction Project Safety

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Construction Project Safety

This introduction to construction safety for construction management personnel takes a project-based approach to present potential hazards in construction and their mitigation or prevention. After introducing Accident Prevention Programs and OSHA compliance requirements, the book integrates safety instruction into the building process by following a building project from site construction through interior finish. Reinforcing this applied approach are photographs, drawings, contract documentation, and an online 3D BIM model to help visualize the onsite scenarios.

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A comprehensive introduction to OSHA regulations and construction safety practices

Accounting for about six percent of the American workforce but twenty percent of industrialized onsite fatalities, construction is among the most dangerous jobs in the United States. Minimizing the risk of accidents and potential environmental hazards is paramount to construction management and Construction Project Safety covers everything you need to know to maintain a safe workplace.

Approaching construction safety issues from a uniquely hands-on angle, Construction Project Safety provides a project context to enhance your understanding of regulations and accident prevention. You will follow the construction of Fire Station 39 in Lake City, Washington, as it navigates site safety issues and interacts with construction protocol. This...

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