A Study of Fall from Height Accidents in High-rise Building Construction Sites in Selangor

Lee, Benny Hai Chim and Liaw, Zhi Ying and Kong, Sio Kah (2019) A Study of Fall from Height Accidents in High-rise Building Construction Sites in Selangor. INTI JOURNAL, 2019 (49). ISSN e2600-7920


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The construction industry is a high-risk industry which is proned to cause accidents resulting in fatalities and injuries compared to other industries. Fall from height is one of the most critical accidents that occurs frequently on high-rise project sites.There is a far reaching implication on the time, cost and quality of the project when safety is neglected on site. Henceforth, this research is presented with the aim of investigating the occurrence of fall from height accidents in the high-rise building construction sites.In order to achieve the aim of this research, data were collected through online distribution of structured questionnaires to safety officers in Selangor area. Frequency distribution analysis, mean score analysis and T-test analysis are employed to analyse the findings of this research.The outcomes of this study enlighten the stakeholders on the site safety knowledge so that effective actions can be implemented to prevent fall from height accident from occurring in high rise building construction sites.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Construction accidents, Mitigating approaches, Health and safety at sites
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering & Quantity Surveying
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email masilah.mansor@newinti.edu.my
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2019 07:38
Last Modified: 20 Nov 2019 07:38
URI: http://eprints.intimal.edu.my/id/eprint/1323

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