Injury Rate and Safety Culture Improvement in the Construction Industry


The subject of the study are the components of the corporate safety culture of a construction enterprise. The analysis was conducted related to the state of occupational safety, elements of its management system at one of the construction and installation trusts typical for the oil and gas industry (Surgut Construction and Installation Trust № 1 of «Surgutneftegas» PJSC). The existing problems in the field of occupational safety at the enterprise are considered, the level of maturity of the safety culture, the reasons for the deviant behavior of employees are determined. According to the Bradley Scale using the company DuPont Sustainable Solutions methodology, the enterprise is in a transition stage from a «dependent» to an «independent level». A number of the documents was developed and presented as a component of the safety culture elements. The package of documents is prepared in the form of an information notebook containing: «An act of the refusal to perform the work in case of danger to the life and health of an employee», «Procedure for the actions of an employee in case of danger to his life and health during the performance of work», «The procedure for the actions of engineering and technical employee in case of refusal of an employee to perform the work and execution of the «Act of refusal», «The list of violations of the occupational safety requirements, in the presence of which an employee has the right to refuse to perform the work in case of danger to his life and health». The algorithm of actions proposed in the prepared documents will allow the employees to refuse to perform the work in case of disputable situations on the legal grounds if there is a danger to their life and health. The recommendations presented in the paper will allow to create prerequisites for improving the level of safety culture, enhancing the teamwork in safety issues, and, in the future, the formation of an interdependent level of safety culture.

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DOI: 10.24000/0409-2961-2021-11-53-57
Year: 2021
Issue num: November
Keywords : industrial injuries safety culture human factor production risk construction industry directive management method, deviant behavior
  • Khabibullin Z.M. Graduate Student Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education «Ufa State Petroleum Technological University», Ufa, Russia Leading Specialist Surgut Construction and Installation Trust № 1 of «Surgutneftegas» PJSC, Surgut, Russia
  • Bakhonina E.I.
    Cand. Sci. (Eng.), Assoc. Prof. of the Department Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education «Ufa State Petroleum Technological University», Ufa, Russia