The effectiveness of the implementations on the safety and health practices at construction site in Kuantan

Iffah Billah, Nor Hashim (2014) The effectiveness of the implementations on the safety and health practices at construction site in Kuantan. Faculty of Civil Engineering & Earth Resources, Universiti Malaysia Pahang.


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In the era of technology advancement and sophisticated, Malaysia is among of the developing country with the increasing of residents. There are many of new project being launched include with the construction. The types of construction consist of residential, heavy projects, industrial and building. The observation of fifty five (55) construction sites at Kuantan in 2013 was investigated for the state of safety and health. The questionnaires have been distributed to the 98 respondents and the data analyzed throughout the relative average index. At each site, the workers, construction projects and the physical environment of the site were evaluated and inspected against safety and health taken from the literature. The results tell that the accident reported cases in construction site in Kuantan, is serious even though the number is low compared to other industries and it should be taken seriously. Interviews with workers indicated that injuries and accidents are common on sites. While the frequencies of accidence happen is one in a month during the construction project time. It may be different from the data collected from SOSCO it is because the employer did not make a report.

Item Type: Undergraduates Project Papers
Additional Information: Faculty of Civil Engineering and Earth Resources Project paper (Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering)) -- Universiti Malaysia Pahang - 2014
Uncontrolled Keywords: Construction industry Safety measures; Construction industry Health aspects
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Civil Engineering & Earth Resources
Depositing User: Mr. Nik Ahmad Nasyrun Nik Abd Malik
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2015 00:16
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2021 04:08
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