Crane accidents at construction site : causes and solution / Nurul Salwana Mohammad Sabri and Abdul Muhaimin Ab Wahid

Mohammad Sabri, Nurul Salwana and Ab Wahid, Abdul Muhaimin (2018) Crane accidents at construction site : causes and solution / Nurul Salwana Mohammad Sabri and Abdul Muhaimin Ab Wahid. In: 3rd Undergraduate Seminar on Built Environment and Technology 2018 (USBET2018), September 2018, Universiti Teknologi Mara Perak Branch.

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Abstract

Cranes, the lifting and handling equipment are vital in construction industry because without these machineries, construction cannot be done on time because some materials need to be use these machines to lift the materials. There are many accident failures in the construction area therefore the aim of this research is to find out the factors of crane fatalities at construction sites. The objectives of this research are to identify the causes of crane fatalities in the construction area, to determine the impacts of crane accidents towards workers and contractors and also to recommend the effective ways to prevent the accidents at construction area. To achieve these objectives, the data of this research has been collected
through quantitative method by distributing questionnaires to the contractors and analyzed by SPSS version 23. The results found that the factors which causes the crane fatalities are the lack of maintenance of crane, and the security wire condition of the cranes The impacts of crane accidents contribution
towards the highest risk of death and attitude of workers about ignorance of safety, it is compulsory for company to provide safety and health training are the effective ways to prevent the accidents.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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Mohammad Sabri, Nurul Salwana
anasalwana95@gmail.com
Ab Wahid, Abdul Muhaimin
abdul982@perak.uitm.edu.my
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology > Accidents. Prevention of accidents
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Occupational Health
T Technology > TH Building construction > Management of the construction site. Superintendence of building construction
T Technology > TH Building construction > Architectural engineering. Structural engineering of buildings
T Technology > TH Building construction > Architectural engineering. Structural engineering of buildings > Sustainable buildings. Sustainable construction
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak > Seri Iskandar Campus
Event Title: 3rd Undergraduate Seminar on Built Environment and Technology 2018 (USBET2018)
Event Dates: September 2018
Page Range: pp. 19-24
Official URL: https://icrp2018.wixsite.com/icrp18
Item ID: 47573
Uncontrolled Keywords: Crane; Causes of Accidents; Safety and Management
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/47573

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