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10/5/2018 Industry News
Survey Confirms Construction Firms with Union Workers Have Better Safety and Training Practices

Construction firms that employ at least some union workers are more likely to perform safety best practices and undergo OSHA training than those with no union employees, according to the results of a biennial survey commissioned by the Center for Construction Research and Training - also known as CPWR. 
 
Ninety of the 334 firms that participated in the 2017 survey employed only union workers, while 109 had both union and nonunion employees, and 135 had only nonunion workers." The study's conclusion states: "The results confirm that labor-management cooperation is a win-win solution for improving safety management and safety culture at workplaces."
 
Read the full report here.