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An implementation of safety management system to enhance safety level in construction industry


Kee, Ghai Chean and Tan, Hue Yng and Cheah, Ai Wei and Mohd Nawi, Mohd Nasrun and Osman, Wan Nadzri (2013) An implementation of safety management system to enhance safety level in construction industry. In: Simposium Pengurusan Teknologi, Operasi & Logistik (SIPTIK IV), 14-16 Mei 2013, Foyer Perpustakaan Sultanah Bahiyah UUM.

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Abstract

The construction industry is considered as one of the most hazardous industrial sectors that a large of percentage of workers will be prone to the accidents while the construction project is carried out.So, safety and healthy plays an important role in the construction industries.Each construction project is unique with site-specific issues.Hazards and exposures change daily.There are numerous contractual arrangements, such as design, build, multiple or single prime contract, or construction safety management that can affect construction site safety responsibility.Many projects have multiple prime contractors and possibly owner-employees working in the same area with responsibilities not always clearly delineated.This paper review information about safety and health issues in construction industry and some common safety problems which include lack of safety regulations and standards, lack of safety training to worker, lack of competent worker, low priority of safety and lack of the documented and organized safety management systems.This project aims to get a best safety management system in construction industry for a safety environment to enhance safety level in construction industry.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Penyunting Fadhilah Mat Yamin, Noorulsadiqin Azbiya Yaacob, Chong Khai Lin, Faizatul Akmar Abdul Nifa & Suria Musa. e-ISBN 978-983-2078-77-7 Anjuran Pusat Pengajian Pengurusan Teknologi dan Logistik (STML) dengan kerjasama Pusat Kerjasama Universiti-Industri (CUIC) Diterbitkan oleh: Universiti Utara Malaysia 06010 UUM Sintok, Kedah MALAYSIA
Uncontrolled Keywords: Construction industry, safety, safety management system
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Wan Nadzri Osman
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2014 07:26
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2014 07:26
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/11684

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