Danger Factors In Terms Of Health & Safety Parameters In The Construction Industry


  • Gürdal ÖZCAN İnşaat Mühendisliği Bölümü, İstanbul Aydın Üniversitesi, İSTANBUL
  • Mehmet Fatih ALTAN İnşaat Mühendisliği, Mimarlık ve Mühendislik Fakültesi, İstanbul Arel Üniversitesi, İstanbul,


Industrialization, Construction Sector, Occupational Health and Safety Measures, Risk Assessment, Control Forms, Student Questionnaire


Factors such as the replacement of human and machine power by electricity and electronics have caused the workforce to face risks that cannot be avoided in working life. For this reason, in order to increase the safety of workplaces, taking certain precautions with a proactive approach in advance and the concept of occupational safety have gained importance. Informing employees about occupational health and safety and taking measures to protect them from occupational accidents contribute to strengthening the basis of occupational health and safety.

In this study, the status of occupational health and safety in the construction sector in Turkey, its benefits in terms of employers, workers and the economy, the unique working conditions of the construction sector have been examined, and it is aimed to present the causes of accidents in this sector and the precautions that can be taken. It is appropriate to separate the main potential causes as human and physical, and it has been determined that the reasons such as lack of discipline, carelessness, bad habits, regular planning of the workplace, defective materials, lack of personal protective equipment are potential dangers for occupational accidents. In this study, it is aimed to examine the construction sites included in the construction sector and to prepare a sample hazard analysis and risk assessment, health and safety plan. An online survey was conducted to determine the awareness of civil engineering and construction technician students of the Occupational Health and Safety culture. Concluding that it is important to raise the awareness of these people about occupational safety to a sufficient level in their work lives, it is emphasized that the necessity of cooperation between the company, the sector, the state and universities so that they can do their jobs more objectively.



How to Cite

ÖZCAN, G. ., & ALTAN, M. F. (2023). Danger Factors In Terms Of Health & Safety Parameters In The Construction Industry. TAS Journal, 3(1), 06–20. Retrieved from https://tasjournal.com/index.php/tas/article/view/61




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