Improving construction site safety through leader-based verbal safety communication.

  title={Improving construction site safety through leader-based verbal safety communication.},
  author={Pete Kines and Lars Peter Andersen and Soren Spangenberg and Kim L. Mikkelsen and Johnny Dyreborg and Dov Zohar},
  journal={Journal of safety research},
  volume={41 5},
BACKGROUND The construction industry is one of the most injury-prone industries, in which production is usually prioritized over safety in daily on-site communication. Workers have an informal and oral culture of risk, in which safety is rarely openly expressed. This paper tests the effect of increasing leader-based on-site verbal safety communication on the level of safety and safety climate at construction sites. METHOD A pre-post intervention-control design with five construction work… CONTINUE READING
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