Guest-edited by William Nash
2002 / 50 pp.
Soft Cover - In Stock
$20.00 List / $15.00ASCE Member
Stock No. 40617 / ISBN: 9780784406175
Special issue of Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction,
May 2002, Vol. 7, No. 2.
This special issue contains eight practice-oriented papers that discuss current construction safety issues and emphasize the need for the entire construction team (owner, architect/engineer, general constructor, construction manager, subcontractors and suppliers) to make safety the number one priority. Whether you are implementing a new construction safety program—or modifying your existing plan—you will find the practical advice and insight offered in this collection to be valuable in reducing construction site injuries and fatalities.
- a primer on Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards that involve professional engineers;
- the need for a Site-Specific Safety Plan;
- the impact of poor site safety as measured by the cost of highway work zone injuries;
- safety program guidelines for public school facility construction and operations;
- how to improve safety incentives to reduce injuries;
- the effectiveness of OSHA citations;
- a comparison of the site safety policies of construction industry trade groups;
- ASCE's current policy statement on Construction Site Safety, known as ASCE 350.