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ANALYZATION OF UNIMPROVED PROCEDURES FOR SAFE AND RESPONSIVE WORK PLACES IN THE MOMENTUM CONSTRUCTION

CHAPTER 1 THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND

1.1 Introduction

In recent years, workers have been accidentally injured on construction site in the Philippines. Several accident prevention programs, tools, and obligations have been developed, and construction sites using the prevention methods. However, many site managers recognize the continuing need for measures to ensure the job safety. Construction site has characteristics different from the working environment of fabricating lab. The characteristics are the working conditions changing with project process, the improper use of equipments, the difference of actual safety planning according to project, etc. The characteristics of construction make the clarification of human-error notably difficult. Nowadays the need to execute a project safely is embedded in many laws and organizations. Industrial projects go through their life cycle of design, procurement, construction operation and demolition. Safety applies to all phases. Without trying to be complete we provide number points that we believe to be essential. They encompass both organizational and behaviour base principles.

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ANALYZATION OF UNIMPROVED PROCEDURES FOR SAFE AND RESPONSIVE WORK PLACES IN THE MOMENTUM CONSTRUCTION

We believe that the basis for a safe construction is already laid during the front end loading (FEL) of a project. (FEL encompasses all the work done until completion of the basic engineering). Clear goals, high quality basic designs and solid execution plans include many aspects of early planning for safety. That this has a large impact on the safe execution is supported by correlations. It has been statistically proven that there is a correlation between good FEL and safety performance. The study investigates safety provision for the workers on site. It evaluates whether the provision of safety measures reduces the workers claims due to accident on site and also increased their morale for better performance. Construction is a very hazardous industry, therefore each year a lot of workers both the skilled and unskilled lose their lives, and many more are maimed and injured on construction site. Because of the attendant loss generated on any accident occurrence on site, which could be enormous, as this may result in loss of life, money, time and company reputations, safety of workers on construction site must be of paramount importance to any construction company that wants to continue to operate. The high technology character of the industry results in two major impacts on the occupation safety and health of construction workers on site.

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ANALYZATION OF UNIMPROVED PROCEDURES FOR SAFE AND RESPONSIVE WORK PLACES IN THE MOMENTUM CONSTRUCTION

1.2 Background of the Study Process Safety Management is the prevention and control of incidents that have the potential to release hazardous materials or energy that might cause harm to people or the environment, or may result in property damage or lost production. Over the past half-decade, the process industries have experienced many major accidents. Occupational or “work place” safety is characterized by low consequence high frequency incidents. This relatively high frequency of incidents means that technicians and managers often have personal experience of an accident or injury to someone on their site, or of their acquaintance. In contrast, even on badly managed sites, most people will not have experienced a significant process safety incident. This characteristic requires a management approach that is better described as “risk management” than “safety management”.

1.3 Statement of the Problem General Problem Lack of proper dissemination and awareness of information to workers regarding the safety control implemented in the Momentum Construction Site. Specific Problem The researcher will try to delineate the following problems...
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