Preventing construction accidents at design concept and research

Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Carmine Tiano
WSIB Advocacy & Occupational Services for the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario

Construction worker safety continues to be a major concern for the construction industry.  While significant improvements have been made in the last few decades, efforts must be made to strive for the zero accident objectives. The presentation reviews the relevant research and other jurisdictions which have implemented construction design regulations in the United Kingdom.