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An overview of the management commitment to safety elements for mitigating accidents in the construction industry

Abdul Hamid, Hamdi and Abdullah @ Mohd. Asmoni, Mat Naim and Lokman, Muhamad Amir Afiq and Shaari, Nursyamimi (2015) An overview of the management commitment to safety elements for mitigating accidents in the construction industry. Jurnal Teknologi, 74 (2). pp. 1-8. ISSN 0127-9696

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Abstract

Due to the importance of management commitment to safety for influencing workplace safety performance, this paper aims to investigate the current literatures, prepare a compilation and gap related to the demonstrated management commitment to safety and its elements that mitigate workplace accident in the construction industry through a clearly structural methodological approach. Hundreds of articles were explored using article keyword identified from the literature reviews. The articles abstract were reviewed repeatedly resulted in 61 relevant articles for compilation of management safety commitment including related articles from other industry. The elements of management commitment to safety were identified using content analysis and inductive coding technique. Apart from that, critical analysis was conducted to identify gaps in the literatures. From the content analysis, a total of 19 elements reflected the management commitments to safety were identified. Additionally, it was found that lots of studies have been done on safety commitment in specific aspect but more comprehensive research regarding cause and effect of actual safety commitment is suggested.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:commitment, construction, management, occupational safety and health
Subjects:A General Works
ID Code:57792
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:04 Dec 2016 12:07
Last Modified:11 Sep 2017 09:17

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