Working in a construction site is hard labor and workers are always exposed to dangers while on the job. Accidents result to downtime in your business and loss of lives. Workers in this field are usually those who lack formal education. Despite the danger, they are left with no option but to take on this back breaking work rather than being unemployed. A Construction Safety Plan is one of the requirements before any work will be awarded to a contracting company. Some companies disregard the importance of this requirement while others rarely implement it. Still others claim they lack the capability and expertise to design a safety plan for their business need. For them, it is something complicated and an extremely tedious piece of paperwork. But are you willing to compromise the lives of your employees? Running a business is not just about the bottom line. Remember these are the same people who are responsible of completing your contracted work on schedule. They are your team whom you need to protect from accidents while under your employment. It is your responsibility to secure their safety, keep them informed on how to avoid accidents and make them understand the importance of a safety plan in construction work.
The template itself provides guidance and milestones so that you can measure your progress. If you are not achieving the results you want, you can revisit the template to check that you have not overlooked something or misinterpreted what is required.