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Research Paper | Civil Engineering | Turkey | Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017
Occupational Accidents in Construction Works - Causes and Suggestions for Prevention
Sahin Tolga Guvel | Emel Laptal Oral
Abstract: Construction is one of the leading sectors in occupational accidents. In this study occupational accidents in construction sector, their causes and suggestions for prevention are discussed. Five different occupational groups working in construction area including labour-skilled labour, technical staff, occupational safety staff, building inspection staff and senior executives were investigated for their opinions on occupational health and safety applications in Turkey. In the survey study, the causes of occupational accidents and the suggestions for prevention were evaluated using the data obtained by a questionnaire survey apllied to a total number of four hundred and eighty workers from all of the above-mentioned groups.
Keywords: Occupational health and safety, construction sector, occupational accident
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017,
Pages: 724 - 728
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