Construction Safety by Rita Yi Man Li, Sun Wah Poon (auth.)

By Rita Yi Man Li, Sun Wah Poon (auth.)

A close-to-ideal combination of suburb and town, quickly building of towers of Babylon, the gleaming share of glass and metal constructions’ facade at evening show off the knowledge of people. additionally they witness the footsteps, sweats and tears of architects and engineers. regrettably, those signatures of human civilizations are swathed in towering figures of development injuries. Fretting approximately those on websites, diverse nations undertake various measures on websites. This e-book first of all sketches the development injuries on websites, through a evaluate on security measures in a few of the constructing nations equivalent to Bermuda, Egypt, Kuwait and China; in addition to constructed international locations, for instance, the us, France and Singapore. It additionally highlights the large repayment expenses with the courts’ reviews within the uk and Hong Kong.

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Zhou et al. (2012, forthcoming) found that the number of safety accidents could be decreased significantly via effective management of near-misses. Safety training: previous research shows that accidents are likely to happen when there is inadequate training of workers (Ai et al. 2004). Therefore, Safety training is important to reduce construction fatalities (Ling et al. 2009). Safety equipment: many construction accidents happen because safety equipment are not available on construction sites.

TCP T4 and T5 carry out engineering safety supervision to ensure compliance of design requirements. TCP T1 to T3 perform periodic safety supervision to make sure the construction method 44 4 Effectiveness of Safety Measures is in compliance with approved method statements, and preventive and protective measures (Lam 2007). SSSPS is, however, not without problems. Duties and responsibilities of each party specified in SSSPS are often ill-defined. There are overlapping responsibilities between the system and other safety ordinances.

G. , & Dainty, A. R. J. (2010). Health and safety management within small- and medium-sized enterprises SMEs in developing countries: study of contextual influences. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 136, 1104–1115. , & Mills, A. (2001). Measuring the occupational health and safety performance of construction companies in Australia. Facilities, 19, 131–139. Ling, F. Y. , & Woo, Y. C. (2009). Construction fatalities in Singapore. International Journal of Project Management, 27, 717–726.

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