Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies™

Costain Ltd. Achieves Behavioral Safety Re-accreditation

The Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies™ has been proud to publicly recognize Costain Ltd. as a best-in-practice application of behavioral science for safety.  In its initial Accreditation it recognized the many strengths of Costain’s program and made recommendations for continued enhancement.  During the Re-Accreditation process reviewers noted both progress pertaining to these recommendations and gained further insight into the strengths that make Costain’s behavioral safety program world-class and worthy of Accreditation.  Specific evidence of strengths from the current review includes the following.

Strengths:

The Commission on Behavioral Safety Accreditation recognizes that its Accredited companies are leaders in the application of behavioral science in industry. These companies are in an excellent position to enhance our understanding of applied behavioral science while innovating new tools and processes within behavioral safety. 

Accreditation Decision

The Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies™’ Commission on Behavioral Safety Accreditation considered Costain’s application for Re-Accreditation and accompanying review on Monday, January 12, 2015.  Based on data reflecting the exemplary safety performance of the company, and supported by observations during our visit to sample projects, Dr.’s Ludwig and Sigurdson made a recommendation to the Commission that COSTAIN, Ltd. be Re-Accredited for a period of three years.  This recommendation was (approved on January 14, 2015; unanimous). 

The Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies™ Re-Accredits COSTAIN’s Behavioral Safety program for three years (February 2015 – March 2018).