Identifying Root Causes of Construction Accidents

  title={Identifying Root Causes of Construction Accidents},
  author={Tariq S. Abdelhamid and ' Student Member and John Everett},
  • Tariq S. Abdelhamid, ' Student Member, John Everett
  • Published 2006
Construction accident investigation techniques and reporting systems idt:ntify what type of accidents {>ccur and how they occurred. Unfortunately, they do not properly address why the accident occurred by identifying possible root causes, which is only possible by complementing these techniques with theories of accident causation and theories of human error. The uniqueness of the construction industry dictates the need to tailor man} of the contemporary accident causation model~; and human… CONTINUE READING


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