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Improvement Direction on the Assignment of Safety Managers in the Construction Site
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 Title & Authors
Improvement Direction on the Assignment of Safety Managers in the Construction Site
Kim, Ho Min; Woo, In Sung;
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 Abstract
In consideration of current circumstances which management activities for safety performance on construction sites are mostly controlled by safety personnel, it is necessary to maintain qualified safety personnel those who are experienced and have adequate ability. This is a major factor in order to prevent any of work related incident in the construction site. However, the existing standard which enforces certain number of safety personnel in the construction site aligning with respective contract amount could lead to difficulties for proactive safety management. So, it is required to get improvement on the existing standard. In nominating the proper number of safety personnel, it would be more efficient to consider the level of risk for characteristic of work itself and the total number of manpower mobilized in respective construction work, rather than to follow the existing standard of manpower ratio as per the contract amount. Hence, this study aims to propose several plans which enable to improve the existing standard for assignment of safety personnel on construction sites.
 Keywords
safety manager;assignment;construction site;accident;prevention;
 Language
Korean
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