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A Study on the Safety Consciousness Survey of Old Workers

노령근로자의 안전의식 설문조사에 관한 연구

  • Paik, Shinwon (Department of Civil, Safety and Environmental Engineering, Hankyong National University) ;
  • Bae, Meeseon (Department of Civil, Safety and Environmental Engineering, Hankyong National University)
  • 백신원 (한경대학교 토목안전환경공학과) ;
  • 배미선 (한경대학교 토목안전환경공학과)
  • Received : 2014.09.24
  • Accepted : 2014.11.19
  • Published : 2014.12.31

Abstract

Recently unemployed construction workers are increasing because of construction recession. But the lack of manpower occurs at the same time, in construction sites. So, the excess of workforce supply and demand exists in construction sites. Construction companies have a difficulty in seeking young skilled workers due to this problem. In this study, construction accidents reported by Korean Occupational Safety and Health Agency from 2007 to 2010 were analyzed. It has shown that 50-54, 45-49 and 55-59 year old workers formed 22%, 18% and 17% respectively. This means that old workers becomes a real problem in construction. This research has shown that old workers didn't have much more accidents than young workers, construction accidents related to the employment period of workers.

Keywords

accident analysis;safety consciousness survey;old construction worker;manpower;workforce

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