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FACTORS AFFECTING IMPLEMENTATION OF HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY IN KENYA: A CASE OF JOMUMU BUILDING AND GENERAL RENOVATORS LIMITED MARY WANGUI MWANGI A RESEARCH PROJECT SUBMITTED TO THE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE AWARD OF THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR DEGREE OF ARTS IN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES OF THE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY OF AFRICA SEPTEMBER 2018
DECLARATION This project is my original work and has not been presented for a degree in any other University. Sign:___________________________________Date:____________________________ Mary Wangui Mwangi BDS/12/00085/2016 This project has been submitted for examination with my approval as University Supervisor. Sign:___________________________________Date:____________________________ Mr. David Kanyanjua The Management University of Africa ii
DEDICATION This work is dedicated to the Almighty God who gave me knowledge, good health and strength to carry out this work successfully. Also, to my parents Mr and Mrs. Mwangi, my sister Esther Wambui and brother Charles Mutembei who have been very supportive throughout my studies and in this research work. iii
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT I thank God Almighty for the sustenance, wisdom and strength He has accorded me to undertake this research proposal. Secondly thanks to my parents Mr and Mrs. Mwangi, my sister Esther Wambui, brother Charles Mutembei and friends for their love and moral support throughout the period of my studies. I would like to sincerely appreciate the work of my supervisor Mr. David Kanyanjua without whose guidance and incisive comments I would not have undertaken this project proposal successfully and also the entire fraternity of Management University of Africa, I appreciate for all your help, thank you and God bless you. iv
ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to establish the factors affecting implementation of health and safety regulations in construction industry in Kenya, a case study of Jomumu building and general renovators limited. The study precisely sought to establish whether government policy, communication, employee training and organizational culture influences the implementation of health and safety regulations in construction industry in Kenya. The study is significant to the construction sector, policy makers, and future researchers. The researcher used descriptive research design in collecting the data. The design was preferred because it is concerned with answering questions such as how much, what, which and who thus answering phenomenon in its current state. A descriptive study was carefully designed to ensure complete description of the situation, making sure that there was a minimum bias in collecting of data and reduced errors in interpreting the data collected. Data collection techniques such as the use of structured questionnaire was used to collect data in order to give respondents opportunity to express their views. The target population was 240 respondents. The data analysis was done using descriptive tools and presented using tables, pie charts and bar graphs. In the findings it

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