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A study of health and safety management practices of contractors in Southern Vietnam (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Phung, V. M., Manu, P., & Mahamadu, A. (2015, October). A study of health and safety management practices of contractors in Southern Vietnam. Paper presented at The 6th International Conference on Construction Engineering and Project Management (ICCEPM 2015)

In spite of the socio-economic benefits of the construction industry, it accounts for many deaths, injuries and illnesses in many countries. In developing countries like Vietnam, the situation is even worse. Health and safety (H&S) management plays a... Read More about A study of health and safety management practices of contractors in Southern Vietnam.

Inquiry into the health and safety management practices of contractors in Vietnam: Preliminary findings (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Nguyen, T. T., Manu, P., Mahamadu, A., & Ash, S. (2015, September). Inquiry into the health and safety management practices of contractors in Vietnam: Preliminary findings. Paper presented at CIB W099 2015 Conference

Despite the socio-economic significance of the Vietnamese construction industry, the industry continues to have a poor reputation in terms of occupational health and safety (H&S). Whilst it is evident that improvement is needed, there is a dearth of... Read More about Inquiry into the health and safety management practices of contractors in Vietnam: Preliminary findings.

Health and safety issues and mitigation measures relating to adaptive-retrofits projects: Literature review & research implications for the Ghanaian construction industry (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Danso, F. O., Badu, E., Ahadzie, D. K., & Manu, P. (2015, September). Health and safety issues and mitigation measures relating to adaptive-retrofits projects: Literature review & research implications for the Ghanaian construction industry. Paper presented at 31st Annual ARCOM Conference

Adaptive-retrofit projects (ARPs) are associated with dire health and safety (H&S) issues which are fragmented and scattered in the existing literature on retrofitting, refurbishment, renovation, rehabilitation, and repair and maintenance work (5R+M)... Read More about Health and safety issues and mitigation measures relating to adaptive-retrofits projects: Literature review & research implications for the Ghanaian construction industry.

An overview of municipal solid waste management in developing and developed economies: Analysis of practices and contributions to urban flooding in Sub-Saharan Africa (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Njoku, N., Lamond, J., Everett, G., & Manu, P. (2015, June). An overview of municipal solid waste management in developing and developed economies: Analysis of practices and contributions to urban flooding in Sub-Saharan Africa. Paper presented at 12th International Postgraduate Research Conference Proceedings

Different natural and anthropogenic factors have contributed to increased flood events in recent times. Studies have noted the impact of municipal solid waste management (MSWM) practices on increased flooding. Increases in population, economic growth... Read More about An overview of municipal solid waste management in developing and developed economies: Analysis of practices and contributions to urban flooding in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Towards a framework for the management of health, safety and well-being on adaptive-retrofit projects in Ghana (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Danso, F. O., Badu, E., Ahadzie, D. K., Nani, G., & Manu, P. (2015, February). Towards a framework for the management of health, safety and well-being on adaptive-retrofit projects in Ghana. Paper presented at ARCOM Doctoral Workshop

Adaptive-Retrofit Projects (ARPs) face the challenge of wide-adoption due to health and safety (H&S) issues surrounding ARPs. In developing countries like Ghana, this challenge exists alongside other challenges such as outdated and inadequate H&S leg... Read More about Towards a framework for the management of health, safety and well-being on adaptive-retrofit projects in Ghana.