This research paper identified the main reasons as to why OSH regulations and standards in Bahrain are not at par with that of United Kingdom. The research paper also identified the main problems that face Bahraini OSH standards. The paper has also given some suggestions with regard to improving OSH standards in construction sites. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1.INTRODUCTION 4 2.RESEARCH OBJECTIVES/AIMS 5 3.RESEARCH PROBLEM STATEMENT 5 4.LITERATURE REVIEW 7 4.1 Hazards and risks associated with construction of sites 7 4.1.1 Factors that increase risks in construction sites 7 4.1.2 Types of health and safety hazards associated with construction sites 8 4.2 Occupational Health and Safety in construction sites in Bahrain 10 4.2.1 Reasons why Occupational Health and Safety in construction sites in Bahrain are not in at par with those of United Kingdom 10 4.2.2 Current status Health and Safety in construction sites in Bahrain 12 4.3 Occupational Health and Safety in construction sites in United Kingdom 14 5.RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 18 5.2Primary Data Collection 19 5.3Secondary Data Collection 19 6.RESEARCH RESULTS 20 6.1 Primary Data analysis 20 6.1.2 Responses from Bahrain 20 6.1.3 Responses from United Kingdom 27 7.ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION OF THE RESEARCH RESULTS 30 7.1 Comparison of OSH aspects in United Kingdom and United Kingdom of Bahrain 30 7.2 Risk Management 33 7.2.1 Risk Assessment and Management in Construction sites in United Kingdom 34 7.2.1 Risk Assessment and Management in Construction sites in Bahrain 35 8. RECOMMENDATIONS 36 9. CONCLUSION 36 10. References 38 1. INTRODUCTION Working in construction sites is amongst the most hazardous occupations in the entire Universe. This is due to the fact that workers in these construction sites are at great risks of being exposed to various health hazards (Sambidge 2009). These hazards may result into workers’ disability, injury, death or illness (DOSH 2011).Another factor that makes working in these construction sites even worse is that protecting workers against these hazards is amongst the greatest challenge facing the managementof these construction sites.The challenge of protecting workers against these hazards is due the risks involved, anddynamic nature of construction activities(DOSH 2011). Due to hazards in involved in construction sites and activities, construction occupational safety and health have been developed by various nations and internationally. Even though it is the responsibility of every construction company in every country to ensure that the safety and health of its workers are upheld, the standards at which th
Comparison of Health and Safety aspects in United Kingdom and United Kingdom of Bahrain Name Institution Abstract The OSH standards in United Kingdom are better than those of United Kingdom of Bahrain regardless of the fact that they are affiliated. Even though United Kingdom of Bahrain borrowed its OSH regulations and standards from the United Kingdom, it is the standards at which these OSH regulations are maintained in United Kingdom with regard to construction industry are more advanced and elaborate than the standards at they are maintained in United Kingdom of Bahrain…
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