Workload, exhaustion and accident rates in construction industries: a case study of Roko construction limited
Mutambi, Alvin Duncan
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This report is about the research that was carried out in Roko construction industry, which is located at Kampala-Uganda. It has over 200 workers who are experienced in the field of construction. The variables considered in the study were Workload which includes the quality and quantity of work given to construction workers, Exhaustion which includes the mental, emotional and physical well-being of construction workers and the last variable was Accident rates which encompass production, injuries and fetal accidents at the construction sites. The purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between workload, exhaustion and accident rates. Questionnaires were used as tools of data collection from construction workers who were the respondents. The findings after data analysis was that there was no statistical relationship between workload and exhaustion. The second finding was a negative correlation between Exhaustion and accident rates. The last finding was that there was no significant relationship between workload and accident rates.