A Study On Site Safety In Malaysia

A Study On Site Safety In Malaysia

The coverage of the construction industry is very wideranging it consists of residential construction commercial building construction heavy engineering construction civil engineering industrial construction and infrastructure

Construction site is considered to be the most hazardous working place In the construction site safety and quality are always concerns by the people In the recent years construction industry is facing environmental problem due to the pollution and the hazards mostly establish by the construction activities

In Malaysia the construction industry is acknowledge generating the country development and also improves the country economic The frequencies of site accidents and property damage which create a great impact to the construction organization During construction period when happening of accidents and injuries or deaths of workers will cause delays to the construction project The delay of the project directly and indirectly will incur the cost As a result all the construction organization must provide a good and safe working environment for the workers

13 Background

Working in the construction site is very dangerous Most of the accidents happen in construction site are caused by lack of training carelessness communication problem and not following basic safety rule during working in the site The company need to comply with any requirements in addition to any security policy is to create them to meet federal state and local laws Safety policy and regulations are use to train the construction worker for safety practices and to warning about hazards on the site during construction period Nowadays construction site accidents became serious and known is an important to the organization involved Most of the construction activity is difficult dangerous dirty and considered as dangerous occupations compared with other type of industries Most of the construction workers need to work in adverse conditions during rain heat dust noise and at night Some of the construction site accident happen is obvious work with the heavy machinery and scaffolding high above from the ground level The most serious accidents happen are resulting in injuries and death The machinery need to be seriously handle and timely monitoring as it may affect the organization in high cost to repair and maintenance the machinery Beside that the construction company will become bad reputation and need to pay for medical treatment for the construction workers that involved in accident during construction period When an accident happens it should be immediate report to the office of Safety and Health department to ensure that the suitability action could be taken by the relevant organization For the inspection also need to be taken to identify the factors which cause the accident and the way to prevent it from happen again in the future Construction worker need to report any injuries or accidents to their supervisors or Safety and Health Department

14 Problem Statement

Site accident is one of the significant and key issues that seriously happen in the construction site that control its daily operation using machineries at the construction site The numbers of site accident occurred each year at the construction site and also increasing from every year resulted in variable cost items of the project If the construction company no way taken for prevention it can become more serious and bad reputation to the construction company

15 Aim and Objective

To study the site safety in construction site during the construction period

In the scope of this research it contains the following objectives

To analysis of type of accident occurrence and causes of accident in the Malaysia construction site

To study safety management and hazard in Malaysia construction site

To identify the duties of various party of the site safety in construction site

Research Methodology

A study on site safety in Malaysia construction site

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