Developing a model of construction safety culture

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Title Developing a model of construction safety culture
Author Choudhry, Rafiq M.; Fang, Dongping; Mohamed, Sherif Ali Mohtady
Journal Name Journal of Management in Engineering
Year Published 2007
Place of publication United States
Publisher American Society of Civil Engineers
Abstract The concept of safety culture is relatively new in the construction industry; however, it is gaining popularity due to its ability to embrace all perceptional, psychological, behavioral, and managerial factors. To address the lack of a verifiable process to analyze construction safety culture, this technical note presents a robust conceptual model that has its roots firmly entrenched in pertinent academic and applied literature. It provides a critical review of the term “safety culture”; along with distinct yet related concepts i.e., safety climate, behavior-based safety, and safety system. It also compares the proposed model with available safety culture models in order to demonstrate its applicability in construction site environments.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Volume 23
Issue Number 4
Page from 207
Page to 212
ISSN 0742-597X
Date Accessioned 2007-10-08
Language en_AU
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject Building Construction Management
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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