Occupational Safety Analysis at a Construction Site in the City of Manaus/AM

( Vol-8,Issue-6,June 2021 ) OPEN ACCESS

Virna Costa Souza, Dâmaris Silva Reis, Walzenira Parente Miranda, Erika Cristina Nogueira Marques Pinheiro


Occupational Safety, Regulatory Standards, Construction Site, Accident Prevention.


The object of this case study is the analysis, according to regulatory norms, of the construction site located in the city of Manaus/ AM. The study begins with the approach of concepts and norms related to occupational health and safety inside the construction site environment. An inspection was held, through a questionnaire, of the measures taken by the company about occupational safety at the construction site. Lastly, it was possible to verify the conditions of the site concerning the safety established by the responsible company. Therefore, what could be seen was the lack of organization and cleanliness of the site. It was identified the lack of concern with regard to safety equipment by the employees themselves. But still, it was seen a great concern with the employees’ safety by holding of meetings and lectures on accident prevention.

Article Info:

Received: 25 Mar 2021; Received in revised form: 03 May 2021; Accepted: 21 May 2021; Available online: 11 Jun 2021

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