Green Construction

Is Green Construction Safe Construction?

Annie Pearce and Brian Kleiner conducted a study for the World Health Organization and the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health to gain a better understanding about whether "green" projects are also safe projects.

The goal of this investigation was to evaluate potential mechanisms that can be used to leverage growing trends in green construction to address OSH risks associated with green projects. The objective of this study was to answer the following research questions as a step toward that end: