Preliminary Survey of Safety and Health Cost Framework for Urban Rail Infrastructure Project in Malaysia


  • Izatul Farrita Mohd Kamar
  • Asmalia Che Ahmad
  • Mohmad Mohd Derus
  • Nik Nur Khairunnisa Nik Mohd Ainul Azman



This paper presents the findings of a preliminary survey, which is consist of three criteria as the main focus, namely the identification of critical phases for safety cost allocation, issues, and importance of safety and health cost allocation and potential respondent for this research. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with seven (7) construction stakeholders who are involved in urban rail infrastructure project. The transcription and interpretation from the interview findings were carried out using Atlas.ti© qualitative software. The respondent views are needed to obtain safety items and related issues in developing this framework mainly for estimating the safety cost allocation.

Keywords: Safety and Health Cost; Cost Framework; Urban Rail; Infrastructure Project. 

ISSN: 2398-4287© 2017. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.


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How to Cite

Mohd Kamar, I. F., Che Ahmad, A., Mohd Derus, M., & Nik Mohd Ainul Azman, N. N. K. (2017). Preliminary Survey of Safety and Health Cost Framework for Urban Rail Infrastructure Project in Malaysia. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 2(5), 485-492.