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Author Li, Rita Yi Man, author.

Title Construction safety and waste management : an economic analysis / Rita Yi Man Li
Published Cham : Springer, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Risk engineering
Risk engineering (Springer (Firm))
Contents Sustainable Construction Waste Management in Australia: a Motivation Perspective -- Scholars? comments and criticisms on construction and municipal solid waste management in Hong Kong and Singapore from 2000 to present: a review of digital information online -- A Content Analysis on Static Digital Information about the Causes of Accidents -- Relevant data in the rising tide of big data: a text-mining analysis in construction safety index -- An institutional economic analysis on construction safety knowledge sharing and e-learning via mobile apps -- Supply and demand of construction safety regulations in developing countries -- Construction safety motivations in Hong Kong: a psychological perspective -- A conceptual study of construction workers? safety performance from safety climate and social exchange perspectives
Summary This monograph presents an analysis of construction safety problems and on-site safety measures from an economist?s point of view. The book includes examples from both emerging countries, e.g. China and India, and developed countries, e.g. Australia and Hong Kong. Moreover, the author covers an analysis on construction safety knowledge sharing by means of updatable mobile technology such as apps in Androids and iOS platform mobile devices. The target audience comprises primarily researchers and experts in the field but the book may also be beneficial for graduate students
Analysis innovaties
building construction
quality controls
waste management
Engineering (General)
Techniek (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed December 3, 2014)
Subject Building -- Safety measures -- Economic aspects
Refuse and refuse disposal -- Economic aspects
Reliability engineering.
Waste management.
Building skills & trades.
Research & development management.
Building construction & materials.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- General.
Refuse and refuse disposal -- Economic aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783319124308