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December 16, 2010

Design has a role in jobsite safety

  • OSU engineering professor John Gambatese has a few fairly simple techniques he says designers can use to reduce accidents, and he is looking for more.
    Special to the Journal

    Photos courtesy of Oregon State University [enlarge]
    Cleaning and maintaining the top of this dome is a precarious job. Researchers at Oregon State University are promoting “prevention through design” to make such jobs safer for workers.

    For John Gambatese, finding ways to make construction safer has been a career-long passion.

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