Effectiveness of Construction Safety Programme Elements
Occupational health and safety levels in construction continue to be an international cause of concern because of high accident rates in the sector. In order to reduce negative incident rates in the industry, construction companies implement safety programmes that include different elements. In current research, an expert panel of 8 members was selected with the aim to quantify the effectiveness of the essential safety program elements using staticized groups methodology. Results showed that effectiveness of Job hazard analyses and communication, and upper management support as safety program elements, obtained the best scores by the experts. These results can be used to prioritize the most effective safety elements for construction projects in order to control construction safety risk.
KeywordsConstruction Occupational Safety Programme Elements
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