Unearthing the nature and interplay of quality and safety in construction projects: An empirical study

Unearthing the nature and interplay of quality and safety in construction projects: An empirical... •Quality and safety data for 569 construction projects are examined.•A total of 20,393 NCRs and 19,314 safety incidents are classified.•Examples of quality and safety incidents that occurred are presented.•NCRs are positively associated with injuries that had been experienced.•Human error is identified as a common contributor to quality and safety issues. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Safety Science Elsevier

Unearthing the nature and interplay of quality and safety in construction projects: An empirical study

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Publisher
Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
0925-7535
eISSN
1879-1042
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.ssci.2017.11.026
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Abstract

•Quality and safety data for 569 construction projects are examined.•A total of 20,393 NCRs and 19,314 safety incidents are classified.•Examples of quality and safety incidents that occurred are presented.•NCRs are positively associated with injuries that had been experienced.•Human error is identified as a common contributor to quality and safety issues.

Journal

Safety ScienceElsevier

Published: Mar 1, 2018

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