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Seminar on Safety GMMHFH

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Construction Safety

Engr. Guillermo O. Bernabe College of Engineering Polytechnic University of the Philippines September 15, 2011

Importance of Safety and Health
Objectives of the Seminar At the end of the seminar, the participants will be able to: 1. List leading causes of accidents in construction sites; 2. Recognize the present safety and health situations in the construction industry; 3. Articulate the importance of safety and health in the construction industry.

000 of which are fatal >160 Million work-related illnesses/diseases reported .Global OSH Situationer International Labour Organization Report >270 Million Accidents Reported >350.

Global OSH Situationer >2. 22.000 children are killed by work accidents! .000 workers DIE every year >More than 100.000.000 everyday >4 every minute >Each year.000 work fatalities occur every month >More than 5.

Construction Industry >At least 60. every year >1 fatal accident occurs every 10 minutes >Around 17% of all fatalities at work (1 in every 6) are construction fatalities.000 fatalities occur at construction sites. around the world. .

With highly mobile population of workers and different contractors working on dangerous construction sites at the same time. CONSTRUCTION continues to be a major cause of death and disabilities. .

Work Accident Summary YEAR 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2974 2004 2586 No. Of work Accident .

270 36 53 109 37 86 47 20 493 8 31 1. Hotel & Restaurant Transport. By Industry Total Industry Agriculture Fishing Mining & Quarrying Manufacturing Electricity Construction Wholesale/Retail.037 21 38 177 31 113 24 27 1. etc. Community.891 14 77 1. Personal Service 5. Storage & Communication Real Estate.376 24 50 1. Other.151 37 42 170 25 62 4 32 1.5 ± Year Distribution of Work-related Accident Cases.843 233 378 732 97 375 87 105 788 34 81 1. etc.650 93 261 5.042 59 175 128 76 5 12 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 .102 13 22 1.343 80 70 148 4 38 7 14 1.

Eastern Visayas IX. Western Mindanao X. Central Luzon IV. Bicol Region VI. Cagayan Valley III. Southern Tagalog V.5-Year Distribution of Work-related Accident Cases. Ilocos Region II. By Region Total 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 All Region NCR CAR I. Western Visayas VIII. Northern Mindanao 13886 1430 209 118 24 490 2694 25 10 2586 362 38 20 24 53 675 3 - 2004 266 33 27 2974 252 36 37 3687 273 83 6 2635 277 19 28 100 248 10 - 46 444 8 - 131 783 2 6 160 544 2 4 116 10 42 38 2 18 7 8 12 2 6 12 2 4 9 .

5-Year Distribution of Work-related Accident Cases. Southern Mindanao XII. By Region Total 2005 XI. Central Mindanao XIII. CARAGA ARMM 7155 1092 1261 81 2 233 23 2 2004 808 355 16 - 2003 1792 305 15 - 2002 2067 256 17 - 2001 1396 112 10 - .

Factors That Contribute to the Occurrence of Accidents in the Construction Industry Leading Causes of Accidents Explosion Scaffolds/Shoring Collapse Machinery Lift Appliance Hand Tools Falling Objects Fall (Different Level) Electricity Cave-in 1 9 5 9 2 9 23 4 8 .

Plumber Steel Worker Foreman Laborer Carpenter 2 2 4 3 12 2 25 8 .G.Type of Trade Electrician Welder Checker/S.

Month of Occurrence January February March April May June July August September October November December 2 4 1 3 3 1 5 18 1 5 7 7 .

Time of Accident 1:00 3:00 5:00 7:00 9:00 11:00 13:00 15:00 17:00 19:00 21:00 23:00 1 1 0 2 3-6 1 1 7-8 5 5 1 1 .

Family Employee Health SAFETY Accident Costs Corporate Image Production Regulatory Agencies Quality .

Medical Expenses .Insurance Premiums .Litigation Expenses .Direct Cost of Accident .Wasted Raw materials .Equipment Damage .

Loss in efficiency . Other Employees . Injured Workers .Lesser productivity due to interruption on day of injury .Loss of income 2.Loss of productivity due to: Work stoppage out of curiosity When assisting injured person Due to inspection Loss in efficiency out of sympathy to the injured Additional cost due to completion of added work .Indirect Cost of Accident 1.

Downtime . Replacement . Equipment .Hiring or Training 5.Due to accident investigation .When assisting the injured . Supervisors .In preparing report .During inspection 4.Lost productivity .Indirect Cost of Accident 3.

.Humane Aspect -Sorrow due to loss -Hardships and inconveniences -Physical pain/discomfort -Psychological problems .

Mathematics of Accidents + x / % ADDS to your Troubles SUBTRACTS from your Profits MULTIPLIES your Losses DIVIDES worker from Manager DISCOUNTS your Successes .

IF YOU THINK safety IS COSTLY.If you think TRAINING is expensive. TRY accident! . Try IGNORANCE.

Thank you! .

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