Construction industry is one of the largest and most important industries in Nepal. Construction safety in the industry still suffers from ignorance and lack of supervision and accident rate on construction projects is very high. The objective of this study is to identify awareness launched in the construction industries that are related to safety, problems related to ergonomic health and safety, and the status of safety engineering management as perceived by construction and consultancies to help reducing accidents. A survey was conducted by using a numbers of questionnaires which were distributed to 38 respondents. Analysis of the responses found the most important factors that include: Whether awareness programs are launched in construction industries about health, safety and environment; Whether construction firms are managing problems related to ergonomic health and safety in construction sites; And how well the management of safety engineering in construction projects is by every firm of Nepal.
Publication Date: December 2018
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Publication Types: Books, Reports, Papers, and Research Articles
Topics: Construction Management; Construction Safety; Public Information Programs; Surveys; Worker Safety