Safety is not a bolt-on program that can be managed after the project begins; safety should be integrated into how work is performed, as are cost, schedule and quality.
When we hear the word sustainability, what do we really think of? Most people think of something linked to the environmental world. Clean energy technologies, such as wind, solar power, and hybrid cars, are the most common things that come to mind. But how many times does the word “sustainability” surface in construction during a discussion on safety? If you said “not too often” or “I haven’t really thought about it,” then you aren’t alone. After reading this, you’ll be able to apply a practical approach to incorporate sustainability into your safety program.