Safety in Construction Industry – An Empirical Study


Authors : S.Divya Sankar; Dr. K. Shashikanth; Karri Naveen

Volume/Issue : Volume 6 - 2021, Issue 5 - May

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This research study aims to define the conformance to the necessities of the occupational health & safety standard. Occupational hazards influence economic, social and individuals across the globe. Therefore, construction companies must frequently struggle to make a safer workplace being short term turn-key projects. An onsite construction audit is carried out on a sample size of 65 construction companies to measure the conformance to ISO 45001:2018. The data of researcher was collected through auditing which include documented review information, interviewing and by observation. The conformity assessment variables considered for this research study are Incident, Non Conformity and Corrective action which significantly determine the Safety at Construction sites. Likert scale of five point was adopted to quantify the results. Jamovi software is used to analyze the data collected through research study. To determine the criteria of occupational health & safety standard, the level of compliance was studied. To demonstrate the compliance with requirements of Incident, Non Conformity and Corrective action the results were analyzed to find the scope for improvement.

Keywords : Incident, Non Conformity, Corrective Action, Construction Safety, ISO 45001

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