Assess frequency & severity of risky behaviors and conditions vs. safe behaviors & conditions
When general contractors hire subcontractors to perform work at construction projects, these companies usually go through a rigorous selection process. Safety professionals have integrated into this selection process as well, and collect information that is usually lagging in nature — Experience Modification Rate (EMR), OSHA incident rates and OSHA citations typically top the list. Some questionnaires dig a little deeper. For example, does the sub-contractor have a comprehensive safety plan or specific program?