Construction Safety Knowledge Sharing via Smartphone Apps and Technologies

  • Rita Yi Man LiEmail author
  • Herru Ching Yu Li
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Construction accident rates are high in many places, leading to high compensation, a loss in manpower, and the extension of time. Numerous research sheds light on the causes of factors which lead to construction accidents, such as human error, hot summers, tight schedules, young age, and the lack of safety knowledge. As previous research has found, (1) more people from Generation Y sustain accidents, and (2) many people from this generation are expert users of mobile technology. With there being a lack of research on construction safety knowledge via various apps, this chapter aims at reviewing construction safety knowledge sharing via various mobile apps.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Real Estate and Economics Research LabHong Kong Shue Yan UniversityHong KongChina
  2. 2.Department of Economics and FinanceHong Kong Shue Yan UniversityHong KongChina
  3. 3.School of Computer ScienceUniversity of St. AndrewsSt. AndrewsUK

Section editors and affiliations

  • Jun Hu
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering and Information SciencesUniversity of WollongongWollongongAustralia

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