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Webinar: Rework hurts people and projects

  • Publish Date: Posted over 3 years ago

​Do you realise the true impact of rework on project safety and cost?

John Morrison, an expert on rework, has researched the impact and shared his findings in this exclusive webinar with Shirley Parsons.

A recording of the webinar is shown below: 

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Some key headlines are:
  • Workers have a 70% greater probability of being injured while attending to rework 

  • The direct costs of Construction rework eroded the profit margins of a Tier One contractor by 19.4% over a nine year period.

The webinar covered:
  • Full findings of the research

  • Its impact on safety and cost (with case studies)

  • Some suggested actions and recommendations

John Morrison profile:

John Morrison consults broadly across the Australian Construction industry to inspire Leaders and their teams to Reduce or Avoid Rework (ROAR). John is a ROAR coach and consultant, facilitator, researcher, author and key-note speaker. His consulting work focuses on supporting clients and their partners to reduce rework and mitigate its insidious safety and commercial impacts.

Currently, John consults with major construction firms such as McConnell Dowell, Laing O’Rourke, John Holland and a range of Tier 2 and 3 construction firms. He is also currently consulting with government stakeholders such as Melbourne Metro, Level Crossing Removal Program and Barwon Water Authority to support these clients to lay strong foundations for ROAR.

John has a wealth of leadership/facilitation experience with 20 years in sports and facility management and then delivering SQE Leadership programs for JHG and CPB across Australia 2008-2014. Thereafter he co-designed and delivered the Safety Culture programs on Sydney Metro’s North West Rapid Transit and Tunnel projects worth over $7 billion from 2015-17.

He is a nine times published author in major international engineering journals on rework prevention and safety programs in Australian Civil Construction. He is currently collaborating with Professor Peter Love from Curtin University (W.A.) on further research on error management and mitigation with Australian Tier One Construction firms.

Links to Research:

Jon Elliot:  Senior Associate, Shirley Parsons Project Services

Jon has a degree in Civil and Structural Engineering and for the past 25 years, he has specialised in Quality Management on major infrastructure projects for both clients and contractors.

Mark Worrall: Managing Director, LC International

Mark Worrall is a seasoned Lean deployment specialist with experience across a variety of construction environments.

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