A Study into Factors Causing the Construction Site Accidents in Malaysia



Loh, Chen Liang (2012) A Study into Factors Causing the Construction Site Accidents in Malaysia. Final Year Project (Other), Tunku Abdul Rahman University College.

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One of the most common problems in construction industry is accidents. According to statistic of accidents happened in Malaysia, the number of accidents happened in construction industry is one of the most critical sector as compare to the other industry. Hence, it is essential to investigate the major factor contributed to construction site accidents. Therefore, this study is conducted to seek the factor causing of construction site accidents in Malaysia, namely management related factor, human related factor and also project related factor. The objectives of this study are to determine the cases of construction site accidents happened for the last five (5) years, analyze the cases and categorize them into either human related factor, management related factor or project related factor, identify the major factor contribute to accident happened in Malaysia and make comparison between Kuwait, Palestine and Malaysia whether these countries have the same factor of contribution. The methodology adopted in this study was cases study. 107 cases were obtained from Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) by tabulating relevant details into Microsoft Excel and safety legal provision was match against each case to determine and categorized into the three (3) factors. The finding of this study suggested that the major factor contribute accidents happened is management practices.

Item Type: Final Year Project
Subjects: Technology > Building construction
Faculties: School of Technology > Advance Diploma in Technology (Building)
Depositing User: Library Staff
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2019 03:54
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2022 03:28
URI: https://eprints.tarc.edu.my/id/eprint/9187