Global Journal of Engineering, Design & Technology
Open Access

ISSN: 2319–7293

Adil Al Tamimi

American University of Sharjah, UAE

  • Extended Abstract   
    Application of TQM and TSM in UAE Construction Safety Management
    Author(s): Adil Al Tamimi

    One of the chief goals of the construction industry is to maintain a safe environment at construction sites, a goal best achieved by implementing Quality Management. Deming’s Total Quality Management (TQM) tools serve as an excellent option when it comes to efficiently using available resources to improve construction management at the site. Various accidents in the construction sites, however, may still occur, leading to loss of lives, delays and increasing project cost. Thus, an effective safety management system should be enforced to mitigate these accidents so as to reduce delay, cost and most importantly, prevent harmful accidents. A combination of TQM and Total Safety Management (TSM) ranks as one of the best available practices that establish a safe environment at the construction sites. In this paper, a survey has been designed, conducted and analysed in order to solicit.. Read More»

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