International Journal of Management and Commerce

International Journal of Management and Commerce

Online ISSN: 2664-6854
Print ISSN: 2664-6846

International Journal of Management and Commerce
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International Journal of Management and Commerce
2020, Vol. 2, Issue 1
Role of city planner in construction industry

Aisha Khan, Afshan Arshad, Maryam Saleem, Nousheen Kauser, Fatima Nafees, Saqib Raza

Scientific and systematic development along with single hop of urbanization are changing our towns and cities into industrial hubs at the cost of human health and the environment. The construction industry is perceived to be a substantial driver of economic growth, particularly in developing countries higher rates of incidents have make it as one of the riskiest sector. Interviews from professionals and workforce of industries in major cities of Pakistan were conducted to explore the causes of non-conformance in H&S of Pakistan construction industry. This Qualitative research paper reveals the overall safety culture in Pakistan ranging from governmental Regulations, acts, guidelines to employees’ behavior and attitude concerning H&S on construction sites. The project supervisors, Health &Safety advisors, managers and the staff involved in construction workplaces should assure that the frequency of accidents and wounds are least or equal to zero ideally. City planners and designers have expertise in planning industrial estates, which can influence industrial developers for investing in workers’ health and safety by ensuring adequate provision at the planning and design phase. The findings and recommendations of this study can surely benefit other developing nations to ensure safety in the construction sector of their country.
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