Presentation files from the session entitled “Prevention through Design: Construction Safety” presented at the 2012 annual meeting of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
Designing for Construction Safety and Health: From Research to Practice plenary presentation at the 2009 CIB W099 conference
Industry’s Perspective of Design for Safety Regulations presented at the 2009 CIB W099 conference
Safety by Design presented at the 2009 North American Steel Construction Conference
Prevention of Fall Fatalities and Injuries in Construction developed by the Construction Roundtable on September 22, 2008. (spanish version) [PPSX format] [PDF format]
DfCS presentation made at the Construction Safety Conference in Chicago on February 12, 2008
DfCS presentation made at the CIB W99 Conference in Orlando, FL on March 11, 2008
Overview of DfCS & Summary of this website This file was presented at the On-site Consultation Training Conference 2007 held in Newport, RI April 10-12, 2007. This file is similar to a presentation made on February 14, 2007 at the 17th Annual Construction Safety Conference in Rosemont, IL.
Steel Educational Module developed by Bucknell University for NIOSH (10 meg file)
Owner's Role in Facilitating Prevention through Design, presented at the 2011 NIOSH PtD Symposium, Washington, DC, August 23.
1600+ PtD list compiled by Alan Speegle (The Southern Company). Note: This spreadsheet is most helpful for process (i.e., industrial) construction. The attached file was posted 12/14/11. Please discard the previous version posted.
Construction Workplace Design Solutions
developed by the OSHA Alliance Program’s Construction Roundtable
Online Articles and other Documents:
Behm, M. & Culvenor, J. (2011). "Safe Design in Construction: Perceptions of Engineers in Western Australia", J Health& Safety Research & Practice, 3(1), 9-32
Singapore's DfS guidelines (2009).
Western Australia's Safe Design Code of Practice (2008)
Langan, Edel (2009). "Construction: Blueprint for action".
Furst, Peter (2009). "Construction Injury Prevention through Design."
Gambatese, John (2005). "Improving Construction Safety through a Project's Design: The Impact of Design on Safety"
Gambatese, John (2005). "Improving Construction Safety Through a Projectís Design: Implementing the Concept in Practice"
Toole, T. M. (2005). "A new era for engineers and construction safety."
Bibliography (slightly out of date)
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