Analysis of Accidents Statistics in Malaysian Construction Sector

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2010 International Conference on E-business, Management and Economics IPEDR vol.3 (2011) © (2011) IACSIT Press, Hong Kong An Analysis of Accidents Statistics in Malaysian Construction Sector Dayang Nailul Munna Abang Abdullah Faculty of Business Management Universiti Teknologi MARA 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia e-mail: nailul@salam.uitm.edu.my Gloria Chai Mei Wern Faculty of Cognitive Science & Human Development Universiti Malaysia Sarawak 94300 Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia e-mail: gloriachai.mw@gmail.com Abstract—The construction industry undoubtedly plays a significant role in the development process of a country contributing towards employment and economic growth. However, statistics have proven this field to be a highly…show more content…
2) Negligence of three construction companies, led to the death of another Indonesian worker on 15 May 2006 located at Lot 2007 1) Death of two workers and severe injuries on ten workers at The Pavillion Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Bukit Bintang construction site where the cables of the workmen’s lift at the posh condominium and shopping complex project snapped and plummeted 15 metres to the ground. 2) Death of two Malaysian construction workers, buried alive four meters deep in a landslide while working on the fencing located at 2008 1) Two Malaysian construction workers were buried alive by excavated sand pile in a 3.6m-deep sewer trench at Taman Merbau phase two construction site in Changlun 2) Twenty five foreign workers escaped without major injuries when the structure they were 1 BMW; killed him and severely injured his wife and the driver at Plaza Damas located along Jalan Hartamas. 206, Section 63, Lorong Binjai where a 32-storey of 100 units apartment was to be built. 3) Two sides collapsed of a bridge that was under construction at 3.2 kilometers of the Klang Valley Highway that caused the death of two Bangladesh workers. Taman Merbau 2, Fasa III at Kubang, Pasu. standing gave way in one of the construction sites in Kuching. which
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