Search for dissertations about: "construction risk assessment thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 swedish dissertations containing the words construction risk assessment thesis.

  1. 1. Economic Project Risk Assessment for Sustainable Choice Of REmediation (SCORE) in Construction Projects

    Author : Petra Brinkhoff; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; probabilistic risk analysis; sustainability assessment; construction companies; project risk assessment; cost-benefit analysis;

    Abstract : Contamination of soil and/or groundwater is a problem all over the world. There is a desire from politicians and the supervisory authorities to tackle the contamination problem in order to protect future generations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Planning the healthy construction workplace through risk assessment and design methods

    Author : Romuald Rwamamara; Luleå tekniska universitet; []

    Abstract : The construction industry is still one of the highest risk industries as far as work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) are concerned. These disorders are the most frequently cited injury to workers, affecting many construction workers in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. HEALTH AND SAFETY RISK MANAGEMENT ON BUILDING CONSTUCTION SITES IN TANZANIA: The Practice of Risk Assessment, Communication and Control

    Author : Sarah Phoya; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : Risk control; and Process; Practice; Risk Management; Risk Communication; Health and safety risk; Construction Sites;

    Abstract : The construction industry is an important part of the economy in many countries and is often seen as a driver of economic growth especially in developing countries. Owing to its relatively labour intensive nature, construction works provide opportunities for employment for a wide range of people skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled. READ MORE

  4. 4. Risk, language and discourse

    Author : Max Boholm; Sven Ove Hansson; Niklas Möller; Terje Aven; KTH; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; risk; safety; concept; meaning; definiton; discourse; langauge; risk communication; corpus linguistics; content analysis; nanotechnology; nanoparticle; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; risk;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis analyses the concept of risk and how it functions as an organizing principle of discourse, paying close attention to actual linguistic practice.          Article 1 analyses the concepts of risk, safety and security and their relations based on corpus data (the Corpus of Contemporary American English). READ MORE

  5. 5. Reuse of construction materials : Environmental performance and assessment methodology

    Author : Liselott Roth; Mats Eklund; Helge Brattebø; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Environment; societal industrial ecology SIE ; reuse of construction materials; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Reuse is a measure for resource-saving materials and energy use, which is stressed in the concept of kretsloppsanpassning, or societal industrial ecology (SIE), as it will be termed in this thesis. Reuse is here used as a general term for any kind of reuse and divided into recirculation, upgrading and cascading, according to the degradation of the inner material structure. READ MORE