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A Management Approach of the Construction Accidents Based on Assessing the Job Stress of Korean and Foreign Construction Laborers

내외국인 건설 근로자의 직무 스트레스 평가를 통한 건설재해 관리 방안

  • Jeong, Kyeong Hwan (Department of Plant.Architectural Engineering, Kyonggi University) ;
  • Kim, Gwang-Hee (Department of Plant.Architectural Engineering, Kyonggi University) ;
  • Shin, Yoonseok (Department of Plant.Architectural Engineering, Kyonggi University)
  • 정경환 (경기대학교 플랜트.건축공학과) ;
  • 김광희 (경기대학교 플랜트.건축공학과) ;
  • 신윤석 (경기대학교 플랜트.건축공학과)
  • Received : 2014.06.13
  • Accepted : 2014.09.29
  • Published : 2014.10.31

Abstract

Each year, it seems inevitable that major accidents will occur on construction sites. Industrial accidents, sometimes involving foreign laborers, have been constantly increasing. Construction laborers have higher hazard rates and higher work intensity than other industries, which means that they experience more job stress, as a result of the subcontracting structure. Therefore, this study performed an influence factor analysis on job stress and its relevance to industrial accidents involving Korean and foreign construction laborers, and proposed its effectiveness with the job stress and construction accident management measures based on the results of those. A questionnaire to measure job stress was performed targeting Korean and foreign laborers, and the results were analyzed. The results of this study can be utilized as important reference materials in efforts to reduce the job stress of foreign laborers on construction sites, and can be expected to contribute to preventing construction accidents related to job stress in the future.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국연구재단

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