Lean Into Safety

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Lean Into Safety

July 11 @ 1:00 pm 5:00 pm ET

Workshop is held Thursday, July 11
1 – 5 PM ET | 10 AM – 2 PM PT

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About the Course

We know that Lean Construction seriously improves project schedules, costs and quality but can it also improve the safety of our projects? This half-day course will explain how we can reduce safety incidents through the application of Lean Construction tools and techniques. Find out how to identify, assess and reduce safety risks with 5S organization, Waste analysis, the Last Planner System, Kaizen events, Failure Modes & Effects Analysis, and workflow design. Take your safety program to the next level with Lean.

AGC of America recognizes the Lean into Safety as qualifying for continuing education hours towards the renewal of AGC’s Certificate of Management – Lean Construction (CM-Lean). Each hour of educational content is equal to 1 hour of CE credit. Attendees may earn up to 4 hours of CE Credit by attending Lean into Safety.

Target Audience:

All members of a construction project team, including:

  • Company Owners
  • Project Managers
  • Safety Officers
  • Superintendents
  • Foremen


Topics covered in this Workshop:

  • Introduction to Waste & Safety Focused Lean Tools
  • Incorporating Health & Safety into the Last Planner System
  • 6S = 5S + Safety
  • Workflow Design – Safety considerations for smooth workflow
  • Kaizen – Continuous improvement creates safer projects
  • Focus & FMEA – How to properly assess and address potential safety issues

Technology Requirements

Workshops are delivered via the Zoom platform; a webcam and mic are required for participation. Headsets or earbuds are strongly recommended.

Cancellation Policy: A full refund will be given to cancellations made 14 calendar days prior to the class kick-off. After such time, no refunds will be given. Replacements are acceptable and must be submitted via email to rockkie.dunton[@]agc.org.

AGC reserves the right to cancel programs up to 10 days prior to the start date if a minimum number of attendees is not met.

Questions? Email us at education[@]agc.org

Meet Your Facilitator:

James Johnston, P. Eng., CM-Lean
President, Quality Dynamics, Inc.

James Johnston is a construction, operations and quality specialist with over 25 years of experience focusing on business process analysis and improvement, Lean thinking & implementation, strategic planning and business development. He has worked extensively as a Management Consultant and Trainer leading organizations through lean transformations, quality system implementation and process optimization projects. He has coached & facilitated the implementation of Lean Construction tools and methodologies on projects of all sizes, has trained thousands of construction professionals throughout North America and continues to develop programs that improve project outcomes industry wide.

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