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The factors affecting the implementation of safety and health practices in the Libyan Construction Sites

Hashem, Ali and Omar, Roshartini and Yahya, Mohd Yamani (2013) The factors affecting the implementation of safety and health practices in the Libyan Construction Sites. In: 1st FPTP Postgraduate Seminar 2013, 23 December 2013, Fakulti Pengurusan Teknologi dan Perniagaan, UTHM .

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Abstract

Construction industry is both economically and socially important although, the construction industry is one of the most hazardous industries due to the unique nature of its products and the processes involved in it. The injuries and the health problem associated with the construction show that the industry is high-risk environment in the world, where workers face a greater risk of work-related fatality or injury, due to the factors that effect the implementation of the safety and poor health practices. Practices of safety and health reduce risk, hazard, accident and budget for a project although negligence has caused many human tragedies, loss of life, productivity, and delay in projects. Therefore, this paper is to investigate the main factors that effect on the safety and health implementation in the Libyan construction sites. This paper will be beneficial to practitioners and academicians who study the practices of safety and health and work in construction site in order to improve the implementation of safety and health practices in the construction industry.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: construction; Libya; safety and health
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH1-844 Building construction
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Construction Management
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2014 00:40
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2014 00:40
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/5778
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