Using Kata to Address Wicked Problems in Safety
Construction remains a deadly industry — over 700 workers are injured on a jobsite every day, and 3 are killed. Despite improved safety technology, outcomes have been stagnant. Now, companies are beginning to apply lean thinking to improve construction safety. Having seen dramatic improvements as a result of instituting a Continuous Safety improvement program, The Boldt Company has begun using the routine of a“kata” to develop a new discipline for improving construction safety.