South Africa’s construction industry could become safer. Here’s how

 There's no uniformity around health and safety management programmes and practices within the construction industry.

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Mis en ligne par Patrick Nwabueze Okonkwo, Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Stellenbosch University
 12/08/2019

 There's no uniformity around health and safety management programmes and practices within the construction industry.

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