Cost comparison of falling from fragile roof type accidents in terms of occupational health and safety /


Thesis Type: Postgraduate

Institution Of The Thesis: Middle East Technical University, Turkey

Approval Date: 2014

Thesis Language: English

Student: Selman Yalçın

Co-Supervisor: SAADET GÜLRU YILDIZ, MUSTAFA TALAT BİRGÖNÜL

Abstract:

Occupational health and safety becomes more and more important day by day with increasing rate of supervisioning. Aim of the occupational health and safety is removing all and any kind of dangers, minimizing the risks and protecting the workers from occupational accidents and diseases, providing a safe production line by efficiency in time and maximum individual performance. Falling from fragile roof type of accidents are very common in construction sector. In this thesis, 195 occupational accident expert reports for construction sites from Ankara Courts are investigated and analyzed in order to show the current situation. Falling from fragile roof type of accidents are specifically evaluated in terms of cost that the responsible may face in case of an injury or death and the cost of precautions that should be taken to prevent these type of accidents