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Chan, M (2011) Fatigue: the most critical accident risk in oil and gas construction. Construction Management and Economics, 29(04), 341–53.

Elazouni, A and Salem, O A (2011) Progress monitoring of construction projects using pattern recognition techniques. Construction Management and Economics, 29(04), 355–70.

Guan, K, Feng, K and Zeng, S X (2001) Urban housing development reform and in China. Building Research & Information, 29(04), 286–92.

Hallowell, M, Esmaeili, B and Chinowsky, P (2011) Safety risk interactions among highway construction work tasks. Construction Management and Economics, 29(04), 417–29.

  • Type: Journal Article
  • Keywords: project management; risk analysis; safety
  • ISBN/ISSN: 0144-6193
  • URL: https://doi.org/10.1080/01446193.2011.552512
  • Abstract:
    Recent research has produced frameworks for integrating safety risk data into project schedules, visual models and other construction planning tools. Unfortunately, only a few studies have attempted to quantify base?level safety risk for construction tasks and no study has attempted to quantify the degree to which spatial and temporal interactions among tasks contribute to the potential for injury. A research study was performed to quantify the impact that pair?wise spatial and temporal interactions have on the base?level risk of 25 common highway construction work tasks in the United States. Six hundred risk interactions were quantified by obtaining and aggregating over 23 500 individual ratings from certified experts using the Delphi method. The results indicate that incompatible tasks may increase the base?level risk up to 60%. The most incompatible highway construction tasks are: (1) installing curbs and gutters and installing rigid pavement; and (2) construction zone traffic control and installing rigid pavement. Additionally, watering and dust palliatives and pavement marking is the one compatible task pair and there are 45 neutral task pairs. The resulting database and analysis have the potential to increase the efficacy of existing frameworks for integration of safety risk data with project planning tools.

Hiete, M, Kühlen, A and Schultmann, F (2011) Analysing the interdependencies between the criteria of sustainable building rating systems. Construction Management and Economics, 29(04), 323–8.

Hongliang, Z, Xiangzhen, H and Ying, W (2001) China's construction regulatory systems. Building Research & Information, 29(04), 265–9.

Hu, K, Rahmandad, H, Smith‐Jackson, T and Winchester, W (2011) Factors influencing the risk of falls in the construction industry: a review of the evidence. Construction Management and Economics, 29(04), 397–416.

Issa, M H, Attalla, M, Rankin, J H and Christian, A J (2011) Energy consumption in conventional, energy‐retrofitted and green LEED Toronto schools. Construction Management and Economics, 29(04), 383–95.

Ling, F Y-Y and Boo, J H S (2001) Improving the accuracy estimates of building of approximate projects. Building Research & Information, 29(04), 311–8.

Luo, J, Gale, A and He, X (2001) Investing in the Chinese industry via joint ventures construction. Building Research & Information, 29(04), 277–85.

Rousseau, D and Chen, Y (2001) Sustainability options for China's residential building sector. Building Research & Information, 29(04), 293–301.

Schade, J, Olofsson, T and Schreyer, M (2011) Decision‐making in a model‐based design process. Construction Management and Economics, 29(04), 371–82.

Sha, K and Lin, S (2001) Reforming China's state-owned enterprises construction. Building Research & Information, 29(04), 270–6.

Shirong, L (2001) China's construction education in higher transition. Building Research & Information, 29(04), 302–11.

Yeh, H-H H (2011) Adjustment behaviour of capital structure over the business cycles: evidence from the construction industry of Taiwan. Construction Management and Economics, 29(04), 329–40.