n Risk Management - Slab collapses are managerial failures : occupational health risk

Volume 1, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1817-6585


Extracted from text ... Slab collapses are managerial failures A series of structural failures and support work collapses have plagued the construction sector in the last decade. Such failures and collapses constitute failures of management. "Construction management is concerned with planning, organising, leading, controlling, and coordinating resources, within defined project parameters, including health and safety (H&S), " said Prof John Smallwood, head of the Department of Construction Management at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth. The Master Builders of South Africa (MBSA) supports a current series of workshops on this topic presented by the SA Built Environment Centre of the Cape Peninsula ..

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