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The impact of construction supply chain on the implementation of safety management systems

Othman, Norfaridatul Akmaliah and Ahmad Latiffi, Aryani and Jabar, Juhaini The impact of construction supply chain on the implementation of safety management systems. Journal of Techno-Social. ISSN 2229-8940


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The accident rate in the Malaysian construction industry is among the highest compared to other developing countries The Malaysian government has recommended the self-regulation of safely management systems (SMS),for construction projects with the hope of improving the situation; however, the readiness of the local contractors to implement SMS is questionable. This research investigated the systemic issues of contractors in processing plants, during SIMS development a d implementation. Firstly, a literature review has surveyed the scenario of the construction supply chain as well as enabling an understanding of its impact on SMS implementation during project execution in the processing plants Secondly, this paper has identified factors influencing SMS implementation through in-depth semi structured interview, Data were analyzed through grounded theory analysis method. The findings of this research appear to show that many obstacles encountered by contractors are interlink4 including cultural factors, working conditions and the or~organizational process.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: construction supply chain; project execution
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH1-844 Building construction
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Real Estate Management
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2012 13:01
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2012 13:01
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/2856
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