Research Updates

We are actively collecting and analyzing data to validate the pre-qualification tool that the ACES team has developed.


    Research Timeline​​

    • September 2019: Pre-qualification tool dissemination
    • September 2017 - Present: Data analysis & reporting
    • April 2017 - Present: Data collection
    • February 2017 - March 2017: Pilot testing
    • January 2014 - Janaury 2017: Pre-qualification tool development

    Presentations & Conferences

    Dennerlein, Jack [2019]. "Creating the Foundation for Safe Jobs: Validating Safety Prequalifications with Worker Experiences". CPWR Research to Practice (R2P) Seminar & Partnership Workshop: June 18 2019.

    Dennerlein, Jack [2018]. "Testing the Associations Between Leading and Lagging Indicators in a Contractor Safety Pre-Qualification Database". National Occupational Injury Research Symposium: October 2018.

    Dennerlein, Jack [2018]. "Connecting Safety Culture to Safety and Health Management on Construction Jobsites". National Occupational Injury Research Symposium: October 2018. 

    Dennerlein, Jack [2018]CPWR Webinar. "Assessment of Contractor Safety (ACES) through Prequalification Organizational Surveys". CPWR Research Update Webinar: September 25, 2018.

    Dennerlein, Jack [2018]. "Developing a Safety Culture". 2018 OSHA Summer Summit: June 14, 2018.

    Dennerlein, Jack [2017]. "Development and Evaluation ofContractor Safety Pre-Qualification Tool-ACES: Assessment of Contractor Safety”. CPWR Annual R2P in Construction Conference: August 2017.

    Tessler, Jamie [2016]. ACES: Assessing Contractor Safety, in “Advance R2P through Safety Culture and Climate. R2P in Construction: Increasing the Use of Evidence-Based Interventions through Social Marketing, Networking and Other Strategies. Cincinnati: June 8, 2016.  

    Tessler, Jamie [2016]. "Contractor Prequalification Project/Introduction to the Construction Health and Safety Projects at NOBEL". SAFER: The Safety Alliance For Furthering Educational Resources In Rhode Island: February 3, 2016.

    Tessler, Jamie [2016]. "Contractor Prequalification Project/Introduction to the Construction Health and Safety Projects at NOBEL". OSHA Roundtable of Massachusetts, Chelsea, MA; January 12, 2016.


    Publications

    Manjourides J, Dennerlein JT. Testing the associations between leading and lagging indicators in a contractor safety pre‐qualification database. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2019;62(4):317-324. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ajim.22951. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22951.

    Liu K, Tessler J, Murphy LA, Chang C, Dennerlein JT. The gap between tools and best practice: An analysis of safety prequalification surveys in the construction industry. NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy. 2019;28(4):683-703. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1048291118813583. doi: 10.1177/1048291118813583.