Lean Safety: Improving your Safety Culture with Lean Management Tools (Milwaukee CoP)

June 25, 2020 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm (under construction)
June 25, 2020 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm, Central Time Zone
Zoom Meeting
Login credentials will be, emailed before event.
LCI Milwaukee CoP

The construction industry has been employing lean principles primarily in field production through Last Planner and Pull Scheduling. Other lean tools are being used to improve contract relationships and improving jobsite coordination. Lean principles can extend further to improve safety and quality of the work performed. This seminar will discuss lean philosophy and the elimination of waste to improve the construction process, especially in the realm of accident elimination. Attendees will learn how to utilize lean tools and a lean attitude to enhance their company’s safety culture and improve safety performance.

  • Expected outcomes:
    How Lean Safety Culture can make employees safer, happier, healthier and more productive
  • Utilize 5-Why for Root Cause Analysis for accident investigations
  • Employ Gap Analysis to identify safety initiatives

Speaker: Mark Rounds, Milwaukee School of Engineering
Mark is an Assistant Professor at Milwaukee School of Engineering. Prior to teaching, he spent 40 years in the construction industry holding positions as laborer, superintendent, project engineer, estimator, senior project manager, and vice president of operations.