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What are the most common ways to measure safety on job sites?

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Jacinta Sarpkaya
Profile Picture of Jacinta Sarpkaya Jacinta joined ProntoForms in 2014 as a Technical Documentation Writer with a keen interest in business processes. After earning her BA Honors from University of Toronto, her time working in service introduced her to health and safety regulations.  Full Bio
Q:What are the most common ways to measure safety on job sites?

A survey conducted in 2016 revealed that approximately one-half of survey respondents measure the safety of their job sites by the number of incidents per day, month, or year, while a further 20.6% measure safety by the number of days since the last workplace injury. Nearly 12% of respondents specified other measures (or lack thereof):

  • "All of the above.”
  • "Both number and severity.”
  • "Daily inspections.”
  • "We don't measure.”
  • "Measure?”

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