Causes of Fatal Accidents Involving Cranes in the Australian Construction Industry

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Gharaie, Ehsan; Lingard, Helen; Cooke, Tracy; (2015)
  • Publisher: UTS ePRESS
  • Journal: Construction Economics and Building (issn: 2204-9029, eissn: 2204-9029)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5130/AJCEB.v15i2.4244
  • Subject: Building construction | Cranes | immediate circumstances | Engineering economy | accident causation | originating influences | TA177.4-185 | TH1-9745 | shaping factors

In ten years from 2004 to 2013, 359 workers died in the Australian construction industry because of work related causes. This paper investigates crane-related fatalities in order to find the upstream causation of such accidents. The National Coroners’ Information System... View more
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