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HEALTH & SAFETY

IN CONSTRUCTION
FILED

WHAT IS HEALTH AND SAFETY?

(H&S)

Health and Safety is about protecting

workers from harmful incidents and effects


at work where it might be caused by factors
or practices in the workplace and this
includes protecting workers from:
Death and injury (Safety)
Disease and illness (Health)

IMPORTANCE OF HEALTH AND


SAFETY

Health and safety in construction is not a


matter to be taken lightly. In fact, health
and safety needs to be front of mind in
every aspect of construction at all times.
The construction industry is prone to many
hazards
and
accident
potential.
Construction materials, tools, machinery
and handling techniques all come with
their own dangers.
Most accidents can be avoided by
implementing stringent health and safety
protocols and ensuring those protocols are
constantly maintained. H&S methods will

INTRODUCTION FOR RESEARCHED


CONSTRUCTION SITE
Construction : Building
Client

Architects & Consultant :


Structural Consultant :
Main Contractor :
Number of employees at the site :
Forecast Date of Completion :

Hazards in Construction
Safety
Excavations
Scaffolding
Ladders
Hazardous processes
Vehicles
Movement of material
Working positions, tools &
equipment
Working environment
Electricity

Heal
Cleanliness ( Sewerage &
th

sanitation )
Air ventilation and temperature
( 25-30C)
Facilities for preparing and eating
meals
Temporary housing
Lightning
Safe drinking water
Toilets

Issues in following recommended safety procedures

Methodology
Study on safety
management in
construction projects
Identification of safety
factors and questionnaire
design
Data collection by
questionnaire survey
method
Data analysis by
statistical method
Results and Conclusions

Approach with questionnaire

Observations
Safety
Notice boards are fixed in the site.
Safety barriers are used in the site.
Personal protective clothing & equipment are supplied for the
safety of the people work in the site.
Safety meeting has been conducted once two weeks.
Safety inspection has been carried out regularly by the safety
officer.
Unauthorized entry of persons are prevented.
Scaffolds are well erected.
Fire precautions are available in the site.

Health

Accommodations have provided for the labours properly.


Labourers toilets arecleaning properly every day.
Water is supplied as they required.
First aid unit is there in the site to given
Smoke is spray in every place in the site every week.

Observations (Photos)

Observations (Photos)

Chart Title
6

4
Series 1

Observations/Results

Series 2
Series 3

0
Category 1

Category 2

Category 3

Category 4

Analysis of results

Analysis of results

Recommendations
Site safety conditions must be strictly followed and standards
must be complied.
Eventually, by comparing the survey results and considering
expected degree of expectations, site safety in construction must
be improved.
The tools should be properly stored and damaged tool should not
to be used
Appoint Safety Representative.
The use of personal protective equipment should be supervised.
Keeping the site tidy and clean.
Day lights should be provided in nigh
Wear safety belts, helmets and boots when working at height
Adequate amount of money to make safety precautions

Conclusion

Site will be benefited by Health & Safety procedures by,


Higher productivity.
Increased efficiency & quality.
Reduced insurance & medical costs.
Lower workers compensation rates & payments.
Improved reputation as an employer of choice.

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