Most organisations still face challenges when aiming

Info icon This preview shows pages 3–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
most organisations still face challenges when aiming to reduce the risk of injuries and illness within the work environ (Mohammadfam et al 2017, p. 156). Cumulative mindfulness of these occupational upheavals has initiated implementation of cautionary processes to reduce risks (Fernandez-Muniz et al 2007, p. 52). In developing countries, health and safety code of practise have been instituted to diminish the workplace risks (Mohammadfam et al 2017, p. 156) though disastrous happenings such as “Bhopal (India), Chernobyl (Ukraine), and Piper Alpha (UK)” gave rise to assess OHS in relation to technical and human aspects (Mohammadfam et al 2017, p. 156). Therefore, efficient leadership is inevitable for accomplishment of project’s objectives and management of the destructive effects imposed through non-physical occupational hazards which seem to pose a huge risk in continuous project delivery (Arrman and Bjork 2017, p. 1). Consolidating the above concerns regarding health and safety in construction industry, the study focusses on addressing three objectives. First, the research seeks to establish the factors influencing non-physical hazardous occupational health and safety to be specific, stress, fatigue
Image of page 3

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
and mental illness. Secondly, the study analyses the factors to rank the most important factors as perceived by the construction workforce and lastly, the study focusses on identifying management practices from mega construction projects that can be applied to improve nonphysical occupation safety and health performance of small and medium sized enterprises.
Image of page 4
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern