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An analysis of employee welfare practices in oil and gas construction projects at Qatar

Show simple item record Dissanayake, LC Somachandra, V Mudalige, DM 2018-01-20T00:30:23Z 2018-01-20T00:30:23Z
dc.description.abstract Oil and Gas construction industry has been identified as a very dangerous and risky construction industry sub-sector in the world compared to building and other infrastructure sectors. This field requires highly experienced employees. Those employees are fully open to dangerous situations and risky environment and it may course to lose their life/body parts, permanent disabilities or mental issues. Nowadays, many of Oil & Gas construction companies are using advanced technology to accelerate the works and protect their employee’s from risk. But still, there is risk and incidents are reported all over the world. In this research paper, welfare facilities in Oil & Gas construction industry in Qatar are considered and is aimed to find out awareness of the welfare facilities within that field. First of all, the researcher carried out a thorough literature review using past published books, magazines, journals and the internet. Then the online survey was designed using 30 numbers of questions to collect the required data. Around, 50 numbers of responders are responded to the questionnaire and most of them are supervisory level. 59% are fully aware about facilities and other 41% are partially awareness about the welfare facilities. According to this study, some of the welfare facilities have to be improved and developed around some key areas, like orientation programs, well experience staff for safety department and health and insurance benefits. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Construction risk management en_US
dc.subject Oil and Gas Industry en_US
dc.subject Employee welfare en_US
dc.title An analysis of employee welfare practices in oil and gas construction projects at Qatar en_US
dc.type Conference-Full-text en_US
dc.identifier.faculty other en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Industrial Management, University of Moratuwa en_US
dc.identifier.year 2018 en_US
dc.identifier.conference Incotem 2018 en_US
dc.identifier.pgnos 1-7p. en_US
dc.identifier.proceeding International conference in technology management en_US

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