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Author Poon, S. W.

Title Management and economics of construction safety in Hong Kong / S.W. Poon, S.L. Tang and Francis K.W. Wong
Published Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], 2008
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Description 1 online resource (172 pages)
Series Construction and real estate series
Construction and real estate series.
Contents Preface; 1 -- Construction Accident Statistics; 2 -- Factors Affecting Effectiveness of Safety Programmes and Safety Performance on Construction Sites; 3 -- Construction Safety Management Systems; 4 -- Construction Safety Legislation in Hong Kong; 5 -- Safety Auditing and Its Use in Proactive Prevention of Accidents; 6 -- Construction Accident Investigation; 7 -- Role of the Supervisor; 8 -- Financial Costs of Construction Accidents and Optimum Safety Investment; 9 -- Social Costs of Construction Accidents and the Impact of Safety Investment on Social Costs
Summary This book describes the management and economics of construction safety in Hong Kong based on information and data collected during the last 15 years. It covers accident statistics, the implementation of safety management systems and site supervision plan system, and the financial costs and social costs arising from construction accidents
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Construction industry -- China -- Hong Kong -- Safety measures.
Form Electronic book
Author Tang, S. L. (Siu-lam)
Wong, Francis K. W.
ISBN 9789888052554 (electronic bk.)
9888052551 (electronic bk.)