International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Civil Engineering | Iraq | Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017


Risk Management for Earthworks Equipment

Sawsan R. Mohamed


Abstract: The development in construction industry in past two decade was accompanied by the occurrence of many accidents as a result of use high-tech construction equipment during the execution of works which led to loss in cost, time and quality of projects. This study aims to survey the reality of the construction equipment used in earthworks and identify the construction equipment that most used in earthworks, in addition to identify the risks associated with earthworks equipment by work a questionnaire survey of a sample of engineers. The results of questionnaire survey was there is no system for managing earthworks equipment in the construction projects of Iraq, and was identified ten risks that possible occur. The risks associated with failures and maintenance are the most occurrence, while the risks that lead to the fall of equipment and exposure to crush the least occurrence, then reached to many of conclusions and recommendations.


Keywords: Management Earthworks Risk Equipment


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017,


Pages: 1 - 7


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