So basically, instead of periodic or post-incident inspections, citing and fining the contractor when violations occur, the inspectors visit on their own schedule, identify problems, and if the contractor fixes them, no further action is taken.
Now if you credit the 15 possible injuries to the 23 reported ones, you still have an accident rate less than half the typical construction project.
Monday, March 06, 2006
The Armed Liberal takes a look at accident rates in the United States and regulation designed to help keep accidents down. He found that California is trying to get smart about regulating safety in the workplace.