Factors affecting health and safety performance in Kuching's construction project / Reelaiah Brum

Brum, Reelaiah (2020) Factors affecting health and safety performance in Kuching's construction project / Reelaiah Brum. Degree thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Sarawak.

Abstract

Health and safety issue is not an odd issue in construction industry anymore. Every year, the number of fatalities occurred in construction is very alarming. However, this
issue is often been overlooked because many peoples in this industry perceived that health and safety performance is less important in contributing to a successfulness of
the project. This dissertation aim of this paper is to identify factors affecting health and safety performance of construction project in Kuching, Sarawak. The objectives of this research is to determine health and safety as a criteria that contribute to a successful construction project, to identify factors affecting health and safety performance in
construction project and to analyse client satisfaction on health and safety performance in construction project. This research is focusing on health and safety performance issue within Kuching construction industry. 60 sets of questionnaires have been distributed to the respondents by using 'Google Form' and hardcopy. The findings show that there are top five factors that affecting health and safety performance in construction projects which are "Careless when handling or equipment on site", "Workers discipline problem on site", "Lacking in enforcement and
safety training by the employer" , "Tiredness or no energy cause by working overtime" and " lncidents or accidents are not likely to report to authorized party" . This study
also revealed that clients in Kuching, Sarawak are highly considering health and safety performance in their organisation and majority of them are satisfied with health
and safety performance carried out by their organisation.

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Item Type: Thesis (Degree)
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Brum, Reelaiah
2018292102
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Construction industry
T Technology > TH Building construction > Management of the construction site. Superintendence of building construction
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sarawak > Kota Samarahan Campus > Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying
Programme: Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Hons)
Keywords: Health, Safety performance, Construction project, Kuching
Date: June 2020
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/37105
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