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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.11.NQ66261

Advanced Construction Safety Regulations in India

Dr. S. Dhipan Aravind, RajPradeesh Thangaraj, Dhineshanand S., Rajat Palya,Prashant Sunagar, Saravanakumar V.

Abstract

Nearly 6.5 million people work at 2,52,000 construction sites in a day. There are lots of construction works going in India and there are lots of people who are working in construction sites for money and the families also depended on these works. Some of the factors which are affecting safety on construction sites are lack of training, no awareness about personal safety equipment and reckless operations are the main reasons for injuries and accidents in construction sites. The main attentions of this paper are to improve the safety practices in India. The safety performance is less in India compared to other countries. Other countries like china and US are implementing safety practices and the accidents and death ratios in developed countries like Australia and US is less compared to India. The findings in this chapters are improvisation of safety practices in India by finding the problems in construction sites and weak zones in implementing the safety practices. The improvisation is done at three levels that is organizational level, project level and government level which includes all the necessary precautions to improvise the safety practices.

Keywords

Accidents, construction, construction safety, dangerous, damage, education, gloves, helmets, injuries, incentives, penalty.

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