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Management and economics of construction safety in Hong Kong [electronic resource] / S.W. Poon, S.L. Tang and Francis K.W. Wong.

By: Poon, S. W.
Contributor(s): Tang, S. L. (Siu-lam) | Wong, Francis K. W.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Construction and real estate series: Publisher: Hong Kong : London : Hong Kong University Press ; Eurospan [distributor], 2008Description: 1 online resource (172 p.).ISBN: 9789888052554 (electronic bk.); 9888052551 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Construction industry -- China -- Hong Kong -- Safety measures | Social Science | Business | Law | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Industrial Health & Safety | Baukonstruktion | Sicherheitsgerechte Konstruktion | Unfallkosten | HongkongGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Management and economics of construction safety in Hong Kong.DDC classification: 363.119690095125 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; 1 -- Construction Accident Statistics; 2 -- Factors Affecting Effectiveness of Safety Programmes and Safety Performance on Construction Sites; 3 -- Construction Safety Management Systems; 4 -- Construction Safety Legislation in Hong Kong; 5 -- Safety Auditing and Its Use in Proactive Prevention of Accidents; 6 -- Construction Accident Investigation; 7 -- Role of the Supervisor; 8 -- Financial Costs of Construction Accidents and Optimum Safety Investment; 9 -- Social Costs of Construction Accidents and the Impact of Safety Investment on Social Costs
Summary: This book describes the management and economics of construction safety in Hong Kong based on information and data collected during the last 15 years. It covers accident statistics, the implementation of safety management systems and site supervision plan system, and the financial costs and social costs arising from construction accidents.
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Preface; 1 -- Construction Accident Statistics; 2 -- Factors Affecting Effectiveness of Safety Programmes and Safety Performance on Construction Sites; 3 -- Construction Safety Management Systems; 4 -- Construction Safety Legislation in Hong Kong; 5 -- Safety Auditing and Its Use in Proactive Prevention of Accidents; 6 -- Construction Accident Investigation; 7 -- Role of the Supervisor; 8 -- Financial Costs of Construction Accidents and Optimum Safety Investment; 9 -- Social Costs of Construction Accidents and the Impact of Safety Investment on Social Costs

This book describes the management and economics of construction safety in Hong Kong based on information and data collected during the last 15 years. It covers accident statistics, the implementation of safety management systems and site supervision plan system, and the financial costs and social costs arising from construction accidents.

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