E3S Web Conf.
Volume 429, 2023The Third International Conference of Construction, Infrastructure, and Materials (ICCIM 2023)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||20 September 2023|
A review on safety knowledge and skills for reducing human error and accidents in construction
Department of Civil Engineering, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Sukolilo Campus 60111, Surabaya, Indonesia.
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Human error remains a significant contributor to construction accidents, highlighting the importance of human factors in construction safety management. Possessing appropriate knowledge and skills is critical for workers in this regard. Safety knowledge enables workers to identify hazard, prevent, reduce, and eliminate potential accidents. On the other hand, safety skills are necessary for worker to carry out their task and responsibilities safely. The absence of either knowledge or skills can result in human error and construction accidents. This literature review aims to identify the various types of safety knowledge and skills that can help reduce construction human error and accidents. Through the analysis of several articles, the review found that safety regulation and accident record are essential safety knowledge, while hazard identification, communication, and leadership are crucial safety skills that can reduce construction human error and accidents.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2023
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