ASSESSMENT OF SAFETY AND HEALTH PERFORMANCE AMONG CONSTRUCTION SITE WORKERS IN ADDIS ABABA CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS, THE CASE OF KOYE FETCHE CONDOMINIUM PROJECTS [article]

TSEGAYE DIRIBA, GIRMAY KAHSSAY (PhD
2018
Construction industry makes significant contributions to the socio-economic development process of a country. Its importance emanates largely from the direct and indirect impact on all economic activities. Now a days, Ethiopia also experience different construction industries like Public construction industry and private owned construction industry. The construction industry employs large unskilled labor. The state of being safe and health, is very important in construction project in order to
more » ... roject in order to promote construction and increase the country income. In every construction it is important to know safety and health rules and regulations, because of, reducing the risk happen during construction process. Because of, the injury of the worker or labor the country also loose the economic benefit required from individual workers or laborers. The objective of this research is to assess safety and health performance among construction site workers in Addis Ababa construction projects, the case of Koye Fitche condominium project. The data gained from the respondents analyzed using measure central tendency and ranked according to their value. Based on the results of the questionnaire survey, there is the lack of safety and health performance. These problem were happened because of, the absence of training, consultation for employees, formal health and safety programme and written safety and health policy. To help improve upon the operation of occupational health and safety management systems in the construction industry, it is recommended that; Addis Ababa housing project office should establish safety and health program at all of its branches, the employers should arrange adequate training for all of his new employees and existing employees, Addis Ababa housing project should order all its branch to establish safety and health department to organize safety and health training and consultation for employees, the employers or Addis Ababa housing project office, all assigned consultants office and the contractors should institute [...]
doi:10.20372/nadre:1550930889.97 fatcat:ef2vnlrpvbhj5cjbatx4bs3o4y