@article{(Open Science Index):https://publications.waset.org/pdf/10001307,
	  title     = {Architectural Building Safety and Health Performance Model for Stratified Low-Cost Housing: Education and Management Tool for Building Managers },
	  author    = {Zainal Abidin Akasah and  Maizam Alias and  Azuin Ramli},
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	  institution	= {},
	  abstract     = {The safety and health performances aspects of a building are the most challenging aspect of facility management. It requires a deep understanding by the building managers on the factors that contribute to health and safety performances. This study attempted to develop an explanatory architectural safety performance model for stratified low-cost housing in Malaysia. The proposed Building Safety and Health Performance (BSHP) model was tested empirically through a survey on 308 construction practitioners using partial least squares (PLS) and structural equation modelling (SEM) tool. Statistical analysis results supports the conclusion that architecture, building services, external environment, management approaches and maintenance management have positive influence on safety and health performance of stratified low-cost housing in Malaysia. The findings provide valuable insights for construction industry to introduce BSHP model in the future where the model could be used as a guideline for training purposes of managers and better planning and implementation of building management.
},
	    journal   = {International Journal of Structural and Construction Engineering},
	  volume    = {9},
	  number    = {4},
	  year      = {2015},
	  pages     = {472 - 480},
	  ee        = {https://publications.waset.org/pdf/10001307},
	  url   	= {https://publications.waset.org/vol/100},
	  bibsource = {https://publications.waset.org/},
	  issn  	= {eISSN: 1307-6892},
	  publisher = {World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology},
	  index 	= {Open Science Index 100, 2015},
	}