Impact Of Health And Safety Regulations On Small And Medium- Sized Enterprise Contractors In Ghana
Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) practices of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise (SMEs) contractors in Ghana is at an alarming state. The purpose of the study was to examine the impact based on the given measurement variables from literature. The study adopted Delphi survey method to collect data from experts (construction professionals and academics) through email. Rating of the variables by the experts were based on either the impact was considered to be very high or high. Microsoft EXCEL, spread-sheet software was used in the data analysis. Four variable reached high degree on consesus, out of the twelve measurement variables. Only three measuement variable reached high degree of consensus under the interquatile deviation.
Keywords: Health and safety, measurement variables, regulations, SMEs contractors