Task 4(a) The hazards associated with construction sites are well known – most responsible employers are aware of their duty of care to employees, visitors, and those that may be affected by their activities, and will manage the site effectively, implementing appropriate accident prevention measures. Risk assessments are carried out by management to identify hazards and risks posed. Listed below are just a few of the main hazards that are encountered on a typical construction site: Working at Height The construction of buildings – or indeed, demolition works – frequently requires tradesmen to work at height. Fatalities and injuries involving height relating factors account for many accidents each year. The risks associated with working at a
(Cotgrave, 2011) Foundation defects commonly occurred due to: 1. Unstable condition • Unstable condition happened because of the inadequate condition of the existing foundation. It happens when the width of the foundation spread spread is not wide enough or the depth if the foundation is not deep enough to support the building load. • Overloading will also cause the unstable condition. Overloading means additional loads being applied to the foundation.
If project manager did not manage the time properly, it can lead the construction project become delay and thus result in additional cost. Therefore, project manager who leads the project should smart in time management. The project managers’ leadership will influence the project success. The leadership competencies including communication, planning and interpersonal skills can strongly contribute to project success. The poor leadership of project manager will bring negative effect on the initiation, planning, execution, controlling and closing phase of construction projects.
Everyone has life outside the workplace, and sometimes things don’t go really well as what we expected. We might be hoping for the sun, but it’s raining, the employee might get stress or distracted mentally due to their personal problems. And they might end up mix all their work and personal problem. In the end, again; they will not be focusing with their work and they might hurt themselves will doing their job or
The Trouble with Truss Introduction Truss Construction Shop recently experienced several serious work and equipment related accidents within the current quarter. Multiple news sources and social media channels received word by displeased employees claiming that the company fails to provide safe working conditions for its workers and that the company will not take responsibility for the injuries that occurred. Due to this matter, Truss Construction Shop decided to perform an analysis of the obtained information in order to address the issues at hand, help the company abstain from the negative media light, and also, not run the risk of jeopardizing sales. Explanation of the Issue There are two distinct underlying causes that contribute to
7). Cynicism entails the lack of passion and enthusiasm for one’s work. Cynicism is a product of exhaustion in the sense that a worker gets detached from their work as a result of being overly exhausted. Other than excessive workload, other causes of burn out in health care are inadequate resources, and mediocre pay (Campbell, 2013, Pg. 27).
Another reason why the change might not have been so successful is due to the lack of expressiveness from the managers. This is was Alvesson and Sveningsson (2015) call symbolic anorexia or cultural thinness. Symbols create meaning in a simplistic and powerful way and can be anything from an event to a story. Symbols often appeal to both the logical and the emotional sides of a person (Alvesson and Sveningsson, 2015). Since there was a lack of symbols, the employees did not understand the new culture or the need for it.
These are the purposes and objectives of the hand injury Prevention plan and need to emphasize that objective is to reduce the number of the hand-related incident by 0% the year and reviewed each year the campaign goes on. FSC, (2014) Recognizing hand and finger hazards Hand injuries consistently account for a large percentage of oil and gas operations related injuries. The first step to hand safety and preventing hand injuries is awareness. To recognize the hazards and dangers involved in worker job so as they can avoid or control them. There are some common hazards that they should be aware of such as: pinch points, hot spots, rotating machine, loose clothing and jewelry and automated machines.
Limitation of plan in construction project Planning as one of the important components of the construction project management,it acts as a role of establishing goals and gathering information to help make decisions.The purpose of a project is to achieve a desired outcome.Once people want to get something,they will make a detailed plan to increase the possibility of success.Because of the improtance of planning,the planning process becomes very rigorous and precise.At the same time it means the planning is not a easy process.Because every following steps are based on our speculation,but the future can not be said with certainty.If managers try to make a successful and purposeful plan,there are many factors they need to consider.In the other
Peoples resist in changing when they do not understand the proposed purposes. When employees not understand the process, they can assume something bad and feel uncertainty on the new things in the organization. This also can be related to Employee Online Data System that become the alien thing in HPJ and the staff still not understand the use of this system and lead them to the resistance to change. Sometimes the new thing is difficult to be accepted by people and it takes time for them to adapt with a new environment that differ from current practice. Thus, it will be the employer job to encourage the employee to adapt with new changes for better