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Tools to Address Jobsite Culture in Construction

Harassment and discrimination on construction job sites create hostile work environments that negatively impact safety, productivity, and retention of a skilled workforce. These challenges disproportionately harm women, Black, Indigenous and other people of color (BIPOC) in the Construction industry. Positive jobsite culture, which provides a workplace free from harassment and discrimination, is good for the industry’s long term success and sustainability: it minimizes work stoppages and lost time, improves performance, supports safety protocols, enhances employee engagement, supports retention of a skilled workforce, increases health and wellness of workers and increases overall productivity.

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