Construction Safety and Waste Management

An Economic Analysis

  • Rita Yi Man Li

Part of the Risk Engineering book series (RISK)

About this book

Introduction

This monograph presents an analysis of construction safety problems and on-site safety measures from an economist’s point of view. The book includes examples from both emerging countries, e.g. China and India, and developed countries, e.g. Australia and Hong Kong. Moreover, the author covers an analysis on construction safety knowledge sharing by means of updatable mobile technology such as apps in Androids and iOS platform mobile devices. The target audience comprises primarily researchers and experts in the field but the book may also be beneficial for graduate students.

Keywords

Compensatory Payment Construction Safety Construction Waste Management Safety Measures Safety knowledge Sharing

Authors and affiliations

  • Rita Yi Man Li
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Economics and Finance / Sustainable Real Estate Research CenterHong Kong Shue Yan UniversityHong KongChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-12430-8
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-12429-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-12430-8
  • Series Print ISSN 2195-433X
  • Series Online ISSN 2195-4348
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