College - Author 1

College of Architecture and Environmental Design

Department - Author 1

Construction Management Department

Degree Name - Author 1

BS in Construction Management



Primary Advisor/Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Philip Barlow, College of Architecture and Environmental Design, Construction Management Department


This case study examines the jobsite safety practices of multiple construction companies that have had Cal Poly student for employees. A student survey shows the different ways companies effectively or ineffectively taught their employees about jobsite safety. Since jobsite safety is the most important aspect of construction, companies should know the best ways to reach out to their employees and teach them proper safety on the jobsite. This case study consists of asking Cal Poly students questions about what they believed is the appropriate way to teach jobsite safety. According to the survey results, Cal Poly students believed that learning about jobsite safety was meaningful to their career. This shows that students moving into the workforce need the proper training to protect themselves in such a dangerous career.