Customised Safety Behaviour Checklist at Construction Site

Khidir Sanusia, Izwan Rashid, Syuhaida Ismail, Nor Mawati Mohd Shariff

Abstract

Organization X is a project based company which specialised in the installation of scrubber and other air pollution control equipment in Malaysia. In the year 2013, 39 cases of incidents have been recorded during scrubber installation at construction sites. This situation has not only affected the economic burden of the company but has also affected the work efficiency, company’s performance and reputation. At risk behaviours of workers were identified as the main contributor to this problem. The behaviour based safety approach have been used by implementing the Safety Behaviour Checklist (SBC) to minimise this delinquent. The study was done to investigate the at-risk behaviours that workers may pose and performed during installation of scrubber. Further investigation on the impacts of implementing the customised SBC was also done. After three months of observations, the study found that the implementation of the SBC contributes to the improvement of workers safe behaviour.


Keywords

Behaviour Based Safety, Construction, Safety, Safety Behaviour Checklist

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