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"Construction Safety Management

"Construction Safety Management

Author(s):
  • Kumar Neeraj Jha
  • Dilip A Patel
  • Amarjit Singh
  • Author: Kumar Neeraj Jha
    • ISBN:9789356060449
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9356060444
    • Price:Rs. 609.00
    • Pages:448
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


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    The subject of construction safety is so vast that it takes everything from an enlightened management approach to good supervisors, trained workers, good technology, and a sincere dedication to safety. Indeed, there is no other way to roll back the 22,000 deaths and 74 lakh injuries a year on Indian construction projects that cost the country ?117,000 crores a year, which is too many lives and too much money to throw away. Thus, a new safety culture is necessary that gives paramount importance to safety. This book on Construction safety management is designed to help construction safety professionals, as well as serve as a textbook for students learning construction safety management.

    Table of Content

    "Preface xix Acknowledgments xxiii About the Authors xxv Chapter 1 Construction Overview and Safety Status 1 Chapter 2 Fatalities and Injuries in the Construction Industry 25 Chapter 3 Accident Costs 49 Chapter 4 Accident Causation Theories 77 Chapter 5 Safety Principles, Climate, and Behaviour 109 Chapter 6 Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment 135 Chapter 7 Evaluating Risks of a Construction Activity 157 Chapter 8 Policies for an Effective Safety and Health Management Programme 179 Chapter 9 Safety Budget and Incentives 199 Chapter 10 Measurement of Safety Performance 213 Chapter 11 Safety Audit System 241 Chapter 12 Accident Investigation and Analysis Methods 273 Chapter 13 Accident Prevention Programmes 297 Chapter 14 Safety Acts and Regulations 323 Chapter 15 Responsibilities of Stakeholders 365 Chapter 16 Safety in Demolition Operations and Traffic Work Zones 381 Index 409"

    Salient Features

    "oDelves into essential topics such as measuring and reporting accidents, and their investigation and causes. oElaborates on identifying hazards, evaluating risks, implementing effective safety policies, and creating appropriate budgets. oDiscusses safety acts and regulations, and the responsibilities of stakeholders in ensuring zero accidents."