Behavioural safety attitudes need to change to prevent accidents and to improve safety standards on site.
All members of the workforce need to think about what they are going to do and how this will impact upon others before they act.
By encouraging safety awareness and highlighting the importance of safety on site, this should help to minimise accidents, incidents and near misses.
Examples of how sites have encouraged a continuous safety culture, based on operatives’ personal importance, include:
Considerate Constructors Scheme, Site Registration Examples of Good Practice Brochure, 2014
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