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Confined site construction: a qualitative review of issues regarding health and safety on-site

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dc.contributor.author Spillane, John P.
dc.contributor.author Oyedele, Lukumon O.
dc.contributor.author von Meding, Jason K.
dc.contributor.author Konanahalli, Ashwini
dc.date.accessioned 2018-09-20T14:23:38Z
dc.date.available 2018-09-20T14:23:38Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/7159
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract The construction industry is inherently hazardous, with a significant number of accidents and incidents occurring, particularly on confined construction sites. This research identifies, clarifies and tabulates the various managerial health and safety issues encountered on confined construction sites, based on a qualitative approach, to aid in the management of the complex health and safety concerns. The methodology is based on qualitative research incorporating case studies, interviews, causal loop diagrams and mind mapping. The key findings in the managerial issues in the management of health and safety on confined construction sites can be summarised as follows; (1) A lack of space, (2) Increased management of site personnel, (3) Overcrowding of the work place. The implication for the industry is that due to the sustained development of urban centres on a global scale, coupled with the increasing complexity of architectural designs, the majority of on-site project management professionals are faced with the onerous task of completing often intricate designs within a limited spatial environment, under strict health and safety parameters. The value of such research is to aid management professionals successfully identify the various managerial issues highlighted, resulting in the successful management of health and safety on a confined construction site. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher ARCOM: Association of Researchers in Construction Management en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Proceedings of the 27th Annual ARCOM Conference,;pp. 849-58
dc.relation.uri http://www.arcom.ac.uk/abstracts-results.php?s=27th Annual ARCOM Conference&v=&i=&b=b&p=6827#6827
dc.rights First published by ARCOM: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/abstracts-results.php?s=27th Annual ARCOM Conference&v=&i=&b=b&p=6827#6827 en_US
dc.subject health and safety en_US
dc.subject human resource management en_US
dc.subject personnel en_US
dc.subject project management en_US
dc.title Confined site construction: a qualitative review of issues regarding health and safety on-site en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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