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Research Paper | Civil and Environmental Engineering | China | Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020
Investigating the Occupational Health and Safety Practices in High-Rise Building Construction Sites
Abstract: Occupational health and safety practices have become a problem in construction sites since some of the employers undermine the safety of their workers on sites which result in a lot be injured during the construction process. This research is to find out how some occupational health and safety practices involving high rise building sites are obeyed. Safety practices in the construction industries contribute a good way to accident prevention and reduction. Therefore, this research was done in view of identification and examine some occupational health and safety practices in our construction industries. This study based in the Accra metropolis, Ghana. Data gathering was obtained by questionnaire and data analysis was carried out using the ranking method. The findings showed that almost all factors including occupational health and safety practices, unsafe occupational health and safety practices, adherence to occupational health and safety measures, sanctions for non-adherence, health and safety document on hazardous practices, training workshops on health and safety practices, how often training workshops come off, provision of health and safety equipment for workers. Therefore, to promote health and safety practices in the construction fields and reduce construction accidents on high rise building sites, all these factors have to be considered.
Keywords: Occupational health and safety practices, construction site, high-rise building
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020,
Pages: 76 - 81
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