Effectiveness of Health and Safety Management in Cabanatuan City Government Infrastructure Projects
Keywords:Health and Safety Management, Construction Projects, Project Implementation.
Construction of infrastructure includes great complexities and danger because of the nature of its process. In this light, the health and safety management of infrastructure projects should be carefully and strictly implemented to avoid accidents, etc. that hinder the success of the project implementation. Given so, this study determined the effectiveness of health and safety management in the infrastructure projects of both the local and national government of Cabanatuan City in terms of safety policy and objectives, safety risk management and safety promotion, and safety during project implementation. Using a self-made questionnaire answered by 55 respondents comprising of key individuals in a construction site, the researcher was able to gather data and apply measures of central tendency as statistical treatment. The findings of this study revealed that the effectiveness of health and safety management of infrastructure projects in Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija is at overall– good. Recommendations included providing up-to-date training on how to handle emergency situations at work and other subjects related to health and safety management in construction, requiring strict implementation of wearing PPEs in construction site, and strict implementation of health and safety management policies and procedures for construction projects.
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