A Study on Safety and Health Good Practices at Construction Sector in Jordan
Safety and security are major factors that need to be prioritised by any party in the building and construction industry. Various regulations are required to be maintained by the authority regarding safety. The topic of study was the causes of the safety and security accidents in the construction sector in Jordan. Dependent and independent variables aimed to understand the causes and factors responsible for accidents in the construction sector in Jordan. This research study is based on a quantitative research method where questionnaires were used to collect data from the respondents. Demographic questions are made to categorise the respondents accordingly. The data was analysed using the SPSS tool. The research results helped to understand the study topic regarding safety accidents and good practices in the construction sector in Jordan
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