Safe and healthy construction: The influence of clients in driving improvement through construction procurement and project management practices

Summary

Data was collected from major construction projects being undertaken by research partner organisations including the $1.6 billion Port Capacity Project (PCP).

Data collected linked client occupational health and safety management practices with project safety climate and performance.

Team

  • Helen Lingard
  • Nick Blismas
  • Ron Wakefield
  • Ehsan Gharaei

Partners

  • ARC Linkage Project       
  • The Port of Melbourne Corporation
  • Major Projects Victoria
  • Metro Trains Melbourne

Testimonial

Partnering with the RMIT team on this project has had clear benefits for the Port Capacity Project and assisted our endeavour to utilise trust as the catalyst for breaking down the traditional barriers that can exist between clients and contractors on major infrastructure construction projects.
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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.