Prevention through Design

Spreading the word about Design for Construction and Maintenance Safety

Welcome to Prevention through Design!


Two upcoming conferences on PtD:

The Northern Ohio ASSP is hosting a two-day conference Oct 10-11, 2019:  NOASSP Prevention Through Design PDC – October 2019 Toole N Ohio ASSP presentation

The AGC PtD conference originally scheduled for Sep. 27 will be rescheduled for sometime in March 2020.

Dr. John Gambatese at Oregon State University created a helpful sourcebook on PtD:  PtD in the Project Delivery Process

Dr. Nicholas Tymvios at Bucknell University recently updated the helpful list of PtD publications:  Prevention through Design bibliography July 2019

The American Society of Safety Engineers have created an online course on the PtD concept, a webpage about PtD in Construction, and continues to offer a standard on PtD.

Researchers at Oregon State University have created a tool to “Determine the level of safety risk associated with an entire building, a specific building system, or each of the many design features within a building.

The OSHA Construction Alliance Roundtable has created materials for a short course on Designing for Construction Safety. A slide deck, student manual and instructor manual can be downloaded here.

PtD has been added to the LEED rating system. You can earn professional continuing education credits by completing an online module.