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dc.contributorDepartment of Building and Real Estate-
dc.creatorBuniya, MK-
dc.creatorOthman, I-
dc.creatorSunindijo, RY-
dc.creatorKashwani, G-
dc.creatorDurdyev, S-
dc.creatorIsmail, S-
dc.creatorAntwi-Afari, MF-
dc.creatorLi, H-
dc.date.accessioned2022-02-07T07:04:48Z-
dc.date.available2022-02-07T07:04:48Z-
dc.identifier.issn1661-7827-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10397/91986-
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherMolecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI)en_US
dc.rights© 2021 by the authors.Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland.This article is an open access articledistributed under the terms andconditions of the Creative CommonsAttribution (CC BY) license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).en_US
dc.rightsThe following publication Buniya, M. K., Othman, I., Sunindijo, R. Y., Kashwani, G., Durdyev, S., Ismail, S., ... & Li, H. (2021). Critical success factors of safety program implementation in construction projects in Iraq. International journal of environmental research and public health, 18(16), 8469 is available at https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18168469en_US
dc.subjectConstructionen_US
dc.subjectCritical success factorsen_US
dc.subjectIraqen_US
dc.subjectPLS-SEMen_US
dc.subjectSafety programen_US
dc.titleCritical success factors of safety program implementation in construction projects in Iraqen_US
dc.typeJournal/Magazine Articleen_US
dc.identifier.volume18-
dc.identifier.issue16-
dc.identifier.doi10.3390/ijerph18168469-
dcterms.abstractThe construction sector is recognized as one of the most dangerous industries in the world. The situation is worsening in Iraq, as a result of a lack of attention to safety in the building industry and the poor implementation of safety programs. This research aims to identify the critical safety factors (CSFs) of safety program implementation in the Iraqi construction industry. The CSFs were first identified from a review of literature before being verified by construction practitioners, using semi-structured interviews. A questionnaire, based on the verified CSFs, was distributed to construction practitioners in Iraq. Exploratory factor analysis (EFA) was used to analyze the quantitative data, and the results show that the CSFs can be categorized into four constructs: worker involvement, safety prevention and control system, safety arrangement, and management commitment. Following that, partial least square structural equation modelling (PLS-SEM) was executed to establish the connection between safety program implementation and overall project success. The result confirms that safety program implementation has a significant, positive impact on project success. This article contributes to knowledge and practice by identifying the CSFs for implementing safety programs in the Iraqi construction industry. The successful implementation of a safety program not only improves safety performance, but also helps to meet other project goals.-
dcterms.accessRightsopen accessen_US
dcterms.bibliographicCitationInternational journal of environmental research and public health, Aug. 2021, v. 18, no. 16, 8469-
dcterms.isPartOfInternational journal of environmental research and public health-
dcterms.issued2021-08-
dc.identifier.scopus2-s2.0-85112129795-
dc.identifier.eissn1660-4601-
dc.identifier.artn8469-
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dc.description.fundingTextThis paper is financed by the Trans Disciplinary Research (TDR) grant under Cost Centre No. Q.K130000.3556.07G00 and also UTM RFTI Research Consolidation Fund.en_US
dc.description.pubStatusPublisheden_US
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