IJMTES – BENCH MARKING STUDIES ON SAFETY MANAGEMENT IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRIES

Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science

Paper Title : BENCH MARKING STUDIES ON SAFETY MANAGEMENT IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRIES

Author’s Name : Miss Mufeeda V | Mr S S Janagan
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Volume 04 Issue 06 2017

ISSN no:  2348-3121

Page no: 48-51

Abstract – The construction industry has traditionally been considered as a hazardous occupation, due to the high incidence of occupational injuries and fatal accidents. Most of these accidents are created due to unsafe behavior and unsafe conditions. Safety precautions when properly enforced, it will help in minimizing accidental injuries in the various operations involved in different types of construction works. The objective of the present study is to find the construction safety factors affecting the medium level contractors and to improve their safety performance. The present study was conducted to establish a benchmark to measure real-time safety management performance on construction sites. The methodology adopted in this work is the collection of data by the method of survey using questionnaire. The results show that it is very important for both workers and supervisors to adopt safe work behavior. The willingness of workers to adopt safe work practices also depends largely on the perception of safety, level of safety education and training received, cultural back-grounds and communication between fellow workers and superiors. Supervisors play an important role in influencing their workers in the adoption of safe work behaviors

Keywords – Safety; Safety Management; Bench Marking etc.,

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