Risk Assessment and Management in Construction Industries

DOI®: doi.org/10.21276/ijre.2018.5.2.3

CITATION: Thabit, T., & Younus, S. (2018). Risk Assessment and Management in Construction Industries. International Journal Of Research And Engineering, 5(2), 315-320. doi:10.21276/ijre.2018.5.2.3

Author(s)1Thabit H. Thabit, 2Saif Q. Younus

Affiliation(s): 1Department of Control and Internal Audit, Ninevah University, Mosul, Iraq, 2Department of Business Administration, Knowledge University, Erbil, Iraq

Abstract: This paper aims to deal with construction industry risks. It deals with all type of construction industry types such as a small house, malls, and huge buildings. Many accidents can happen in the sites, so it is important that appropriate measure is taken into consideration to help in curbing the menace to improve safety in the working environment both within and the surrounding. The researchers concluded that the risks which can be avoided should be avoided to reduce the number of accidents that happen in the working environment. Rules and regulations that are clear and well understood by the workers are important in eliminating or reducing hazards experienced within the working environment. With adequate training and strict policies put in place, it is possible to deal with the risks at the workplace. The management should take responsibility and consider it as a necessity to introduce adequate measures and policies that can govern all activities undertaken in construction sites.

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