Contract Issues & Construction Safety Management
Department or Administrative Unit
Engineering Technologies, Safety, and Construction
This article identifies the most common construction contract issues related to safety management, and investigates the frequency and severity of contract issues relative to safety management.
The findings presented are based on a survey of 46 construction safety professionals and project managers, who reported that 4.8% of their company contract disputes can be attributed to safety management issues.
The article also recommends actions that contract managers and safety professionals can reference when writing the safety sections of construction contracts.
Rajendran, S., Clarke, B., & Whelan, M. L. (2013). Contract Issues & Construction Safety Management. Professional Safety, 58(9), 56-61.
Copyright © 2013 American Society of Safety Professionals
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