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Overview of the causes of accident in construction industry: a comparative perspectives

Saleh, Ruslan Anwar and Othman, Nooraini (2022) Overview of the causes of accident in construction industry: a comparative perspectives. International Journal of Academic Research in Economics and Management Sciences, 11 (4). pp. 1-12. ISSN 2226-3624


Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.6007/IJAREMS/v11-i4/14253


The construction industry is a high-risk industry and it is commonly acknowledged as one of the most hazardous occupations in the world. The statistics of accidents in Malaysia shows that Malaysian construction industry is one of the risky sectors that need a drastic overhaul from the current site safety practices. Therefore, a study has been conducted to identify the causes of accidents in construction industry. This study describes an overview of the accident causes occurred in construction industry by various researchers from the local and other countries through reviewing the literature review from journals, books and web pages. This study also highlights the steps which need to be taken to reduce the number of accidents throughout the incentive, awareness and effective training program.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:construction industry, railroad, occupational accident
Subjects:T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions:Razak School of Engineering and Advanced Technology
ID Code:100708
Deposited By: Narimah Nawil
Deposited On:30 Apr 2023 16:51
Last Modified:30 Apr 2023 16:51

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