Assessing worker safety procedure of scaffold usage at the construction / Norzuliani Zakaria

Zakaria, Norzuliani (2014) Assessing worker safety procedure of scaffold usage at the construction / Norzuliani Zakaria. [Student Project] (Unpublished)


The construction industries in Malaysia have been improving tremendously and growing ever since the past few years. Due to the construction improvement, more strong demand for the construction of high rise building there will always be a need for
temporary work such as scaffolding. Scaffolding represents one of the applications that need to completed work. Due to the circumstance, safety procedure for scaffolding that included in the Occupational Safety and Health Organization (OSHA) are important for the employer and employees to undertake the responsibility to their own safety and health when their using the procedure for scaffolding safety. The main aims of this study
was conducted to establish the safety scaffolding used by the employee where it is important to comply with the procedure in order to prevent any hazard the worker at construction site. The objective of this study is to identify the safety procedure for using
scaffolding, to investigate the implementation of safety guideline using scaffolding and to suggest or recommended of the problem arising using scaffolding. In gathered the research data, two main sources of data, which are primary and secondary data, were
collected and interpreted. Secondary data were gathered from reviewing of literature,whereas, for primary data, 40 research questions were distributed to the respondents that involved in safety of scaffolding. Meanwhile four (4) structured interviews are also distributed to the four Contractors Company in Shah Alam at Klang Valley. The overall analyzed data, safety procedure of scaffolding is widely been applied among the contractors and they also still have a moderate knowledge towards this safety of scaffold to their worker. Despite the minimum application and knowledge among them, almost all the respondents gave positive feedback from its implementation. Therefore, it can be summarize that the safety procedure of scaffold should been practically adapt in the industry to obtain various benefit throughout its implementation.


Item Type: Student Project
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Zakaria, Norzuliani
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Construction equipment in building
T Technology > TH Building construction > Security systems
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying
Keywords: Construction industries ; Scaffolding; Occupational Safety and Health Organization (OSHA)
Date: 2014
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