Health and Safety Management Practices in High-rise Building Projects in Pakistan – A Systematic Literature Review

Fahad Ali Gul,Mohd Suhaimi Mohd Danuri,Othman Mohamed,Mohd Nasrun Mohd Nawi

The construction industry has been recognized as one of the most hazardous industry in the world. It has a poor health and safety record when compared to many other industries. Although there is an improvement on the health and safety performance in the industry, the injury rate of the industry is still one of the highest as compared to other industries. This study attempts to review the contractor’s health and safety management practices in high-rise building projects of Pakistani construction industry. This study intends to find attributes and requirements to achieve effective health and safety management practices right from the planning stage. This review emphasis to adopted qualitative methodology by applying systematic literature approach to identify the existing health and safety management practices in Pakistani construction industry, to suggest viable solution to improve these practices. This research identified major practices in construction industry in developed and developing countries. The research findings suggest that the Pakistani construction industry needs to consider the current health and safety management practices to improve health and safety condition in Pakistani construction industry.

Volume 11 | 05-Special Issue

Pages: 1605-1627